Mono Lake’s State Park Saved!!


After a six-month grassroots public effort, the California State Parks system announced on December 1st that it is removing the Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve from California’s 70-park closure list. The announcement comes just in time for the park’s 30th anniversary next year.

Dedicate a Tree to Mom!


Mother’s Day is May 8th and if you’re like me, you are being bombarded with “special” gift ideas and offers everywhere you look. The problem is, the vast majority of them are tacky, meaningless or both. That’s why I was so pleased to learn about TreePeople’s Tree Dedication program, which enables you give a living tribute to your mother, grandmother or other loved one that will grow and thrive for years to come.