Welcome Our Newest Members: Spring Edition!

Berkeley Echo Lake Association (BELCA) is a volunteer organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the Berkeley Echo Lake Camp experience for all members of the city's diverse community. Our efforts focus on financial support, general advocacy, and enhancements to the camp's programs and physical site.

The mission of the California Tahoe Conservancy is to lead California's efforts to restore and enhance the extraordinary natural and recreational resources of the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Camp Ocean Pines is committed to helping all people to Connect, Explore, and Grow through environmental education and creative expression.

David Siegenthaler believes our relationship with the earth community is of ultimate significance, that personal connection with the wild is vital, that understanding informed by love is critical, and that engaged action is a responsibility.

As the Executive Director of Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (AEOE), Estrella Risinger works to advance the impact of environmental and outdoor education in California.

GirlVentures inspires girls to lead through outdoor adventure, inner discovery, and collective action. Founded in 1997, GirlVentures continues to develop innovative strategies to engage underserved communities in the outdoors. 

Jenna Topper currently facilitates Earth Team's new Outdoor Explorers Program which provides urban, low-income East Bay Area high school youth with immersive, repetitive nature experiences that foster relationships with self, peers, mentors and nature itself. She is looking forward to advancing equity and representation in the outdoor field through collaboration, and empathetic leadership.

Kenji Haroutunian has gotten to know Jon Jarvis through his work as the show director of Outdoor Retailer, as well as Jenny Mulholland-Beahrs more recently in their non-governmental state outdoor industry gatherings... He's an experienced, well-connected industry advocate and diversity champion.

Based in Berkeley, California, Moon Travel Guides has been guiding travelers to unique, authentic experiences in more than 200 destinations around the world since 1973. We believe in the power of travel to connect people and enrich their lives. Our authors are local experts who share our commitment to sustainable travel, supporting public lands, and exploring the great outdoors.

Sri Lekha Srinivasan