Fifty years ago, Marin County residents led the nation in creating a bold vision, resulting in 80% of the land being protected. Today we¹re ready for the next new vision to meet the challenges of a radically changed world. Join leading Marin visionary change-makers for a dynamic discussion of Marin's extraordinary, cutting-edge accomplishments in environmental and agricultural sustainability, and how to meet current challenges and exciting future opportunities. Hosted by MarinLink, the Environmental Forum of Marin, and the County of Marin.
Learn about the Bioneers RCN program and connect with the organizers to see if you want to bring it to your community.
(See 2:45 pm). Hosted by Tom Goldtooth (Dine’/Dakota) of the Indigenous Environmental Network. With indigenous women from the North: Casey Camp (Ponca), elder indigenous rights activist and actress, on historical impacts of oil development in Oklahoma and current threats from pipelines from the Canadian Tar Sands; Faith Gimmel (Gwich'in), of REDOIL (Resisting Environmental Destruction On Indigenous Lands), on the history of oil and gas development in Alaska and expansion plans for offshore drilling; and witnesses Crystal Lameman (Beaver Lake Cree Nation) and Eriel Deranger (Athabaskan Chipewyan First Nation) with Idle No More.