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Welcome Loren, our new Restoration Specialist!

By Loren O’Rourke

My commitment to conservation began when I was twelve years old. I attended a summer camp in my home town of Groton, Massachusetts geared toward environmental appreciation and education. It was there that I filled my first canoe with floating trash and felt the swell of pride that still fuels me today. From that point on I concerned myself almost exclusively with the natural world.

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Celebrating 100 Years of Volunteer Service with the Lions Club

By Jason Sullivan-Halpern

When Dolores and Perry Diaz of the Maharlika Lions Club approached us in January to discuss planning a celebratory tree planting for the Lions Club’s 100th anniversary, we were more than happy to help.

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Welcome Natasha, our new Urban Wood Rescue Program Manager!

By Natasha Young

I grew up in Davis, CA where trees are abound just like in Sacramento! And I hope I am not offending any Sacramento readers when I say that Davis has the best parks in the world. Of course there’s a bias there. But, for a kid, parks are a wonderland.

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Time To Check-In With Our South Sacramento NeighborWoods Project!

By Meredith Thompson, NeighborWoods Specialist

We have come to the end of the first year of this innovative, community-led project. And what a great year it has been!

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Welcome Ethan, our new Urban Ecology Intern!

I grew up very active in Scouting, receiving my Eagle Scout at a young age and spending as much time outdoors as I could. I've taken multiple backpacking expeditions and am an avid rock climber. All this exposure to nature helped my desire to protect it grow.

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