Nadananda listens for spiritual guidance every day, and pays attention to messages. One day she heard that the Eel River was dead and the news unexpectedly cut her to the core. She decided to get involved in a big way. Nadananda, tells her story about founding Friends of the Eel River and her inspiration to wage a battle to protect water resources for fish and wildlife.

What would the California coast be like if it was developed and inaccessible to the public? Bill Kortum speaks about his early career mobilizing people to protect the coast. The California Coastal Initiative protected the entire California coastline for public access.