Founders' Letter, Winter 2016

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As teachers practicing our craft we are pleased that after almost twenty years of teaching we have accomplished students who are now working and mentoring others in our mutual efforts to improve the environment. Thank you to all who are working to better the earth, including:

Tim Kirshtner, aka “The Beach Doctor”

Mark Broomfield, Grounds Supervisor SBCC

David Mazurkiewicz, National Parks Seabird Habitat Restoration Program

Ivan Van Wingerden, President, Ever-Bloom Flowers

Andrew Yamagiwa,  National Parks Seabird Habitat Restoration Program

Ayumi Nakamura, Santa Ynez Chumash Environmental Office

Julio Carrillo, Santa Ynez Chumash Environmental Office

Andrew Fuess, Santa Ynez Chumash Environmental Office

Clayton Garland, Santa Ynez Chumash Environmental Office

Chris Duprey, Current Future Solutions Intern

Richard Avery, Current Future Solutions Intern

Connor Huggins, Current Healthy Habitat Intern

Mariana Lopez, Current Healthy Habitat Intern

2016 is shaping up to be a busy year as we look forward to the completion of two more native-plant nurseries, island restoration work, planting hundreds of plants and trees on multiple sites and mentoring our students to become whole system thinkers capable of recognizing the importance of a clean camp.

 —Don Hartley and Karen Flagg, co-founders of Growing Solutions

                                    Don Hartley and Karen Flagg, Co-Founders Of Growing Solutions

                                    Don Hartley and Karen Flagg, Co-Founders Of Growing Solutions