Photo credit: Wildlife Society at UC Davis - Betty Lee

Fall (September, October, and November) New Members:

10 believes that low performing students benefit from extended experiences in natural habitats and that most kids like technology. They believe kids should have quality outdoor experiences that include technology so that nature becomes part of their real interests.

Bay Area Wilderness Training is a nonprofit that strives to make the outdoors more equitable for youth of color and low-income youth.They use a train-the-trainer model to impart outdoor leadership knowledge to youth workers and educators and they supply trained leaders with access to outdoor equipment, funding, and a network of support for their trips with youth.

Camp SEA Lab fosters lifelong excitement, scientific understanding, and stewardship of the Monterey Bay and the world's oceans by providing quality outdoor education programs that promote Science, Education and Adventure for youth. While we have students from all over the nation who attend our summer camps, and students from all over the state who attend outdoor school, we strive to reach out to youth in our own region who have never seen the beach. 

Chino Basin Water Conservation District & Waterwise Community Center seek to inspire the public to engage in outdoor water conservation and stewardship activities through youth, family, and professional programming. The Center provides a public park and gardens, along with no cost resources and services to assist our diverse communities in building a water resilient future, together. The Center is joining the Coalition to connect and collaborate with other education providers and land/resource managers to share and discuss best practices in engaging our communities in the wonders and beautify of resilient, outdoor landscapes

Exploring New Horizons provides bay area youth with outdoor residential education at three facilities in the Santa Cruz Mountains. 

Noe Gudino 

Rebecca Au helps Green Ninja by helping her community! She engages teachers in NGSS curriculum that inspires students to create a more sustainable world.

Scout Leonard, FoodCorps Service Member is currently an Americorps Foodcorps Service Member serving in 2 Oakland Unified School District elementary schools. She teaches garden-enhanced nutrition education. She thinks school gardens are a small way populations with restricted access to parks and publics lands can engage with nature and the outdoors.

Vanida Ngeam, The Energy Coalition is a Project Coordinator that is passionate about bringing environmental and STEM education to school-aged students. She is joining the coalition to hopefully reach more students through the coalition and to meet like-minded professionals that share her passion & goals.