Inspired stewardship is about gaining a new appreciation for the planet. It is a new lens through which to see the world, a new community that is already engaged with the environment and looking for a bit of your juice to re-energize the effort. It is a place to check in, to see what new ideas are helping others get a new perspective on why the health of the earth is so important to all of us. It is pretty pictures. It’s a place to meet others to rally a team effort. It’s a place to find someone to share a bike ride in the woods or a place to post thoughts about your solo walk through the woods.
I have worked with one of the biggest conservation efforts on Monterey Bay and one of the smallest. I have seen how size can tremendously benefit efforts yet hinder them as well. I know how passion can thrive, and how it can be drowned. What we hope to accomplish here is a bit more open-sourced, so to speak.
Inspired Stewardship is about turning love into action. Love for the environment can be translated into action only when one recognizes that potential. One example for mountain bikers, join your local community for a trailwork morning or simply make a point of picking up the trash you see on the trail. Our windsurf friends joined us at Davenport for Coastal Cleanup Day on September 15 last year. This is about empowerment and hope. It’s not too late to be part of the solution. What is even more exciting, you immediately reap the rewards of your efforts, surrounded by your friends and family.
So please check our blog regularly, and share your ideas with us. We’ve got huge aspirations for this effort and we hope that you’ll join us!