The final days of August marked the end of Sierra Institute’s second year of offering summer internships to local high school students in Greenville. Not only were we able to hire two students from Greenville High School (GHS) to work in the GHS garden and on the Plumas National
P-CREW leaders take the spotlight before the crew arrives, after they return home and all while the night sky watches over. Jamie Hatch wrote a personal reflection from her crew leader experience and offered to share it here. Enjoy. I grew up in a rural, economically depressed area of
A sense of place starts when your feet touch the earth and your senses take in all that surrounds you. Feelings of appreciation and awe arise, shape your thoughts and inform the next steps you take. This process is part of being human. No matter your home, your work, your
Hello and Happy Friday! More from the P-CREW field journal. This week we’ll hear from two of our crew members. Django Lindner- in the black t-shirt- shares on what he has gained thus far in in his P-CREW experience. He writes, “Thus far in P-CREW I think I’ve gained plenty.
This week we’ll bring you snip-its from the group journal. Anthony McDowell writes, “So far, P-CREW has taught me a couple of things. One of those things is seclusion for a period of a couple weeks is very difficult on the mind. I don’t think there has been a
Greetings Spotlight Readers! Plumas Conservation, Restoration, Education in Watersheds is excited to bring you another journal entry from the field. This week we are bringing you the voice of Amy Lewis. In the group journal she writes, “Currently we are almost halfway through our P-CREW session and I’m learning SO much.
Hello again Project Spotlight readers. Its been a busy summer. We’re excited to bring you another installment of the spotlight series. P-CREW will be featured for the next month -maybe even two if we can make it happen. This week we’re bringing you a journal entry turned public press release
Intersecting Stories Build Connections Between Students and the Landscape Every willow tells a story. So does every charred pine, contoured mountainside, and migrating grebe. Some of these tales are clearer than others, some offer greater foreshadowing, but listen closely and stories are everywhere. Seven students’ own personal stories intersected on