This article is part of our Youth Voices series. At Ten Strands we believe that young people have valuable perspectives and a critical role in shaping our society and our world. We recognize their power to drive dialogue and create positive change, and are committed to providing a platform which amplifies their contributions. During the pandemic, […]
Chaffey High School junior Alison Walls contributes an important piece about the connection between air quality and quality of life.
We look back at our top moments and achievements from a special year!
With the year coming to a close, we take a look back at five of the most viewed stories of 2021. These are the articles you selected as your favorites! A Journey to Centering Equity by Celeste Royer. Why We Should Develop Environmental Literacy in Public Schools by Will Parrish. Who Do You Want to Be When […]
Lori Kiesser, the development officer for the Orange County Department of Education’s Inside the Outdoors (ITO), recounts the impact of the fire on the ITO headquarters in Rancho Soñado and discusses wildfires and climate change.
I used to begin work each day by walking down a short trail to my office at Rancho Soñado. On the way down the hill, I’d pass fields of wildflowers where I encountered rabbits, deer, lizards, songbirds, an occasional snake, and even a tarantula. As I’d settle in my office for the day, I’d wait […]
Ten Strands CEO, Karen Cowe, Sharon Danks, of Green Schoolyards America, Craig Strang, of The Lawrence Hall of Science, and Andra Yeghoian, of the San Mateo County Office of Education, will serve as panelists at the SXSW EDU Conference this March. The group had their panel, “Climate Resilient Schools, Future-Ready Students,” voted in as a […]
Ten Strands, California’s leading field catalyst nonprofit focused on advancing the environmental literacy of K—12 students, has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the National Geographic Society to continue vital work on a project that uses geographic data to assess environmental needs and inspire learning. California’s Hub for Environmental Learning and Action (CHELA) is an […]