Will Work For Free
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Video of Sutro Stewards Work Day with REI and Bay Area Ridge Trail Council

December 8, 2011

This was an event that I attended over a month ago and have previously written about, but this is the edited video of the day’s work. The video is my attempt at telling a story with a voice over and no talking head interviews. The idea of the talking head interview did not fit my […]

A Video of Volunteer Work at The German Tourist Club

November 16, 2011

As I have said before here, every month The German Tourist Club in the hills of Marin County hosts their monthly work days. Members, prospective members and folks who just want to work and get a good free meal with a bunch of nice people show up to put in a few hours of actual […]

Working to Protect the Green Hairstreak Butterfly with Nature in the City

October 20, 2011

In the neighborhoods around 14th Ave and Pacheco St there is a hidden effort to preserve a remnant of native ecology. Every month workers come together and offer their time for free to give a rare butterfly a fighting chance in a landscape dominated by the urban sprawl of human life. In these hill-side neighborhoods, […]

Audio Interview with Mark Frey

September 29, 2011

This is an audio interview I did with Mark Frey of the Presidio Park Trust. I visited Mark Frey at first to interview him about the new daylighting project taking place in the Presidio on Dragonfly Creek. I am writing a story for my internship with Bay Nature Magazine on the creek project. For those […]

Working to Reconect With My Heritage

September 22, 2011

In the 1930s, my mom’s dad or in other words my grandfather lent his blood, sweat and tears to the German Tourist Club.  A hidden gem tucked into the hills above Mill Valley, this unique place was a refuge for homesick Austrian and German immigrants.  Originally built in 1912, it served as a throw back to […]