The Vineyard Team's Fritz Westover joins us to discuss the upcoming Sustainable Ag Expo, November 18 & 19, 2013 at the Madonna Inn Expo Center.

2012 National Cohousing Conference
Oakland, CA - June 13-17

Creating Sustainable Neighborhoods; Learning from the Cohousing Experience

A small owl of only 8-10 inches (19-28 cm), perched among the rocks of a seawall. Ventura, California, USA.

To learn more about photographer Don DesJardins and his work, please visit "Birds DesJardins" at:

For Release [noon PST]
April 3, 2012]
The First Two Projects Certified Under Net Zero Energy Building Certification
Painters Hall in Salem, Ore. and IDeAs Z2 Design Facility in San Jose, Calif., have been awarded third-party certification, just five months after the International Living Future Institute launched the Net Zero Energy Building Certification option

The Bioneers Conference is a leading-edge forum presenting breakthrough solutions for people and planet. Join us on October 19-21, 2012 for the annual conference in San Rafael, California.

Check back for 2012 updates and further details, including more information about speakers, workshops and other events.

"A 1st spring male perched and singing on territory." May 2008, Ventura County, California, USA.
                                                               -Don DesJardins

To learn more about Don DesJardins and his work, please visit "Birds DesJardins" at:

"An ultra close-up of a very cooperative young male Anna's Hummingbird perched and being very animated. October 2008, Ventura, California, USA"
                                                                  -Don DesJardins

For more information about Don DesJardins and his work, please visit his website "Birds Desjardins" at:

"Scenes of an adult male [Indigo Bunting] perched on both wild tobacco and thistle singing.This species is rare on the Pacific Coast, although small numbers show up annually during the spring and fall migrations. May 30, 2011, Ojai, California, USA."
                                                                             -Don DesJardins

To learn more about Don DesJardins and his work, please visit:


“The 10th Annual Wild & Scenic® Film Festival returns with another incredible selection of films to change your world.  Each year, the Wild & Scenic® Film Festival draws top filmmakers, celebrities, leading activists, social innovators and well-known world adventurers to the historic downtown of Nevada City, California.

Friday, January 13, 2012 - 16:00 to Sunday, January 15, 2012 - 23:45