• Global: Green Belt Movement

    The Green Belt Movement (GBM) empowers communities, particularly women, to conserve the environment and improve livelihoods. GBM was founded by the late Professor Wangari Maathai in 1977 under the auspices of the National Council of Women of Kenya (NCWK) to respond to the needs of rural Kenyan women who reported that their

  • Local: Cacapon Institute

    West Virginia Project CommuniTree (CTree) promotes tree planting and education on public land through volunteerism in the Potomac Headwaters of West Virginia (Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan, & Pendleton counties).  The program also focuses on enhancing and promoting awareness of watershed and riparian area needs such as storm water

  • Personal: Finley’s Forest

    Finley’s forest began with Finley’s desire that people plant a tree rather than send gifts to the hospital while she battled Cholangiocarcinoma. Friends and strangers alike have been planting trees around the globe making a personal contribution to “Finley’s Forest” and to a healthier, more sustainable planet. Click here to