She loves to mountain bike. She loves kids. She cares about the environment. How did Marilyn Price meld her favorite things? She started Trips for Kids in 1988 to share her passions for mountain biking and the environment with urban kids who may never get the chance to get out into nature. Trips for Kids chapters are now found all over the U.S. and internationally. Maybe you would like to start a chapter.
Ken tells the story of how he started his career to become one of the foremost environmental writers today. As the eldest son of environmentalist, David Brower, Ken developed an early love of wilderness and was able to convey his thoughts eloquently in writing. In this video, Ken talks about his writing, some ideas concerning wilderness, and reminisces about his famous father.
Among Ken's published environmental works are two very unique biographies: one about the scientist Freeman Dyson and his son, George (The Starship and the Canoe) and the other, a biography of his father (The Wildness Within), which kicked off a one-year celebration of David Brower's 100th birthday.
Founder of the Trust for Public Land (TPL), Huey Johnson, interviews Will Rogers, president and CEO of TPL, about his role in land conservation, his passion for bee keeping and his natural leadership skills. Will shares why parks in the urban environment are so essential to urban living and how TPL helps to create these critical urban open spaces. Will shares his thoughts about leadership and risk taking within the context of land conservation.
How has land conservation changed over the decades? Will Rogers, the president and CEO of the Trust for Public Land (TPL) sees increasing pressures on land, including issues related to climate change. TPL is a nonprofit organization that works to connect people with nature and believes that a livable city is one that allows people to live within a 10 minute walk to a park.
What will it take to solve some of the challenges in conservation today? How will we come up with solutions? How have politics and environment changed? Hear how TPL has adapted to the changes in conservation and is still on the cutting edge to connect people with nature.
Alice Tepper Marlin wanted to make a difference as a securities analyst, but how? She figured it out in a big way! Watch this interview with Alice to hear how she was able to promote social and environmental justice through her financial work. Alice provides us with a tool to create positive social change through the way we spend our money.
Hopeful, dynamic and inspiring, the Reverend Canon Sally Bingham talks about why it is important that religious leaders speak up to their congregations about environmental stewardship. The Reverend explains her Regeneration project and the Interfaith Power and Light campaign working with religious leaders in 40 states. She views her mission to share with congregations how we have an individual moral responsibility to preserve the earth for future generations.