1.  Providing environmental education to young people through community, national and international outreach.

2.  Encouraging individuals and families in a community to lower their "carbon footprint" by focusing on issues relating to climate change.

3.  Providing community-based education and efforts

     a.    Environmental justice

     b.    Conservation

     c.    Restoration

     d.   Clean energy solutions

4.  Safeguarding, protecting and/or rehabilitating natural areas that are most sensitive to climate change.

5.  Leading community-based conservation efforts, such as campaigns to reduce non-point pollution in wetlands.


I believe that we should understand our place in our regional ecosystems and communities, as well as pledge our allegiance to the earth as a whole.

Michelle Gardner-Quinn