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Trees Foundation

Trees Foundation

Our mission is to increase the effectiveness of our non-profit Partner groups by providing, free of charge, technical, financial, administrative, and outreach support. Services and technical assistance provided by Trees Foundation leverage limited grassroots resources and help to build a more complimentary network striving to restore the ecological integrity of the biologically-rich North Coast region. Accomplishments Environmental Project? We Can Help! GRAPHIC DESIGN & PUBLICATIONS Custom Design & Layout • Image Library • Printer Coordination • Bulk Mailing Assistance WEB…

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Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods

Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods

Promoting Preservation through Education and Stewardship in Russian River and Sonoma Coast State Parks Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods (Stewards) is a non-profit organization that partners with the Russian River Sector of California State Parks. The sector includes Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve (outside Guerneville), Austin Creek State Recreation Area, Sonoma Coast State Park (from Bodega Bay to Jenner) and includes the Willow Creek watershed. The State Parks Volunteers in Parks program depends on Stewards to provide funding for…

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Quilt Guild Meetings

Quilt Guild Meetings

On the first Thursday of every month (September – June), the Redwood Empire Quilters Guild meets at 7 pm at the Redwood Acres Fairgrounds in Eureka. Each month programs are offered to enhance the appreciation of quilts, both old and new. Guests are welcome at any meeting. On odd numbered years in July, we sponsor a quilt show that takes place at the Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. We have vendors selling all types of quilting related merchandise and over 300 quilts…

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Mendocino Land Trust

Mendocino Land Trust

Established in 1976, the mission of the Mendocino Land Trust is to conserve important natural resources of Mendocino County including working farmlands and forests, wildlife habitat, open space, scenic vistas, watersheds, and to facilitate public access. The Land Trust provides stewardship and service learning opportunities on lands that it has conserved to engender a more direct connection by people to the land and water of Mendocino County. The Land Trust promotes healthy recreation in natural settings and sustainable experiences for…

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Marin Organic

Marin Organic

Marin Organic is a cooperative association of Marin County organic producers whose livelihood is based on a respect for nature and a sense of place. They understand the importance – ecological, social, and economic – of bringing the field closer to the table. They are dedicated to continually improving farming practices, promoting the ethical, creative, and patient enterprise of sustainable agriculture, and encouraging a preference for locally produced food. Accomplishments Marin Organic is a bold new concept for preserving farmland…

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Marin Agricultural Land Trust

Marin Agricultural Land Trust

Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) is a private, member-supported, nonprofit organization created in 1980 by a coalition of local ranchers and environmentalists to permanently preserve Marin County farmlands for agricultural use. MALT eliminates development potential on farmland through the acquisition of conservation easements in voluntary transactions with landowners. MALT also encourages public policies that support agriculture and promotes public awareness of its importance. Accomplishments As the first land trust of its kind, MALT is a model for communities across the…

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Brutocao Schoolhouse Plaza

Brutocao Schoolhouse Plaza

The Brutocao Schoolhouse Plaza is located in the historic Hopland High School buildings, used as a school from 1923 to 1963. This complex includes wine tasting, an Italian restaurant with wood-fired oven pizzas, a wedding site, regulation bocce courts for public use, a children’s play area, and lovely rose gardens. Located about 2 hours north of San Francisco on Hwy. 101, the charming town of Hopland used to raise hops for beer-making is now known for its exceptional wine grapes…

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Blue Ox Millworks Historic Park

Blue Ox Millworks Historic Park

See America’s frontier past come alive in the Blue Ox Millworks living history park. Take a tour and watch craftsmen use antique machinery of the 1800’s and early 1900’s to do custom woodworking, restoration, book printing and binding, blacksmithing, and mixing stains and varnishes. Meet Babe and Blue, the oxen at the site. Or come take a class at the school where both adults and youth learn about the traditions of the past via hands-on workshops. About this Establishment Blue…

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Arcata Plaza

Arcata Plaza

Arcata Plaza hosts numerous community events and festivals throughout the year. Some of the regular events include the Farmers Market, which takes places on Saturdays from 9AM- 2PM from late March until autumn and the North Country Fair and Harvest Celebration, which takes place in late summer. A wide range of people pass through and enjoy the parklike square everyday, including students from Humboldt State University and businesspeople enjoying a break or lunch. Visitors can find a variety of shops,…

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