clients

A selection from the wide array of Go Wild projects:

Applied Environmental Research Foundation

Pune, India. Worked to restore Sacred Groves in India, which are repositories of forest biodiversity and important medicinal plant populations.
www.aerfindia.org

Biotest

Minsk, Belarus. Advised Belarus’ largest private medicinal plant processor, in good management practices to improve quality and marketability. Developed novel herbal formulas.

Bay Area Early Detection Network

Berkeley, California. Verified invasive plant populations suitable for early detection and rapid response.
www.baedn.org

California Institute for Integral Studies

San Francisco, California. Guest Lecturer in EcoResilience Program

Center for Ecoliteracy

Berkeley, California. Presented at Ecoliteracy Symposium.  www.ecoliteracy.org

Cleveland Elementary

Oakland, California. Ecoliteracy education for 4th and 5th graders.

CoEvolution Institute

San Francisco, California. Authored scientifically accurate articles pertaining to the conservation of medicinal plants as a joint effort of the IUCN Medicinal Plant Specialist Group, Plant Conservation Alliance and the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign.

Detour

San Francisco, California. Go Wild provided content for an immersive, location aware audio walk featuring the flora of Golden Gate Park. www.detour.com

Diane Feinstein Elementary School PTA

San Francisco, California. Brought the Wisdom of the Oak program to over 500 students.

East West Forestry

Go Wild worked with East West Foresty to develop three Forest Carbon Projects for the City of Arcata creating verifiable carbon offsets in exchange for forest conservation. These offset credits are registered at the Climate Action Reserve

Friends of the Van Duzen River

Carlotta, California. Monitored forest practices in the Van Duzen Watershed; raised community awareness of organization and cause; secured pro bono law services from nationally renowned environmental law firm. Edited and contributed to the Citizens’ Response to the Van Duzen Watershed Analysis.
www.fovd.org

Gathering Thyme

San Anselmo, California. Teach Botany and Herbalism classes. Lead herbal adventures.
www.gatheringthyme.com

Hazon

San Francisco, California. Lead Jewish themed ethnobotanical walks.
www.hazon.org

Hidden Villa Ranch

Los Altos Hills, California. Teach workshops on oak ecology and acorn food.
www.hiddenvilla.org

Humboldt Watershed Council

Arcata, California. Submitted watershed management recommendations for the Humboldt County General Plan.

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

Lead Jewish themed ethnobotany walks as part of the Urban Gardening Program

Lomakatsi Restoration Project

Coordinated the Ashland Watershed Summer Youth Training and Employment Program

Kosovo Business Support

Pristina, Kosovo. Co-Authored – “A Harvester’s Handbook on the Sustainable Wild Collection of Medicinal Plants in Kosovo” (translated into Albanian and Serbian).

Manor Elementary School

Fairfax, CA. We partner with teachers to bring the Wisdom of the Oak program to 4th grade students.

Mercy Corps

Preliminary development of Herbal Enterprises Revitalizing Business Sustainably (HERBS) program to promote the sustainable harvesting of wild herbs in order to improve the economic livelihood of rural communities.

Napa County Park and Regional Space District

Napa, California. Go Wild teaches field and classroom ecology classes as part of the District’s efforts to restore and Re-Oak Napa Valley. www.napaoutdoors.org

NatureBridge

Sausalito, California. Go Wild provided training to NatureBridge environmental educators. www.naturebridge.org

Oakland Zoo

Oakland, California. Lead quarterly ethnobotanical walks and workshops
www.oaklandzoo.org

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center

Occidental, California. Go Wild provided leadership, project management, facilitation and community outreach in efforts to stop the export of McCloud community water by Nestle Waters of North America. We successfully organized a community forum attended by over 200 residents (15% of town population). This campaign has been won due to the hard work of many activists.
www.oaec.org

Ohlone Herbal Center

Berkeley, California. Teach Botany for Herbalists.
www.ohlonecenter.org

Philo School of Herbal Energetics

Philo, California. Teach Botany for Herbalists.
www.ohlonecenter.org

Point Reyes Field Institute

Point Reyes, California. Teach Field Botany.
Point Reyes Field Institute

Portal Limited

Accra, Ghana. Co-authored the Preliminary Management Plan for the Sustainable Development of the Ankasaho Forest Resource Management Area, Western Ghana that highlighted conservation strategies and development of medicinal and aromatic plants.

Panta Rhea Foundation

Sausalito, California. Helped Yurok, Hoopa, Klamath and Karuk tribes of Northern California successfully gain stockholder support and strengthen their position in settlement negotiations to restore salmon runs. Acted as liaison between stockholders, funder, environmentalists, Native American groups and corporate campaign activists. Additionally, Go Wild developed and supported on-going alliances of diverse water activists in North Coast and Sierra Foothills regions of California.
www.pantarhea.org

Ross Elementary School

Ross, California. Ecoliteracy education for 3rd graders.

Salmon Protection and Water Network (SPAWN)

Olema, California.  Led workshops as part of environmental education series for teachers.

San Francisco State University Sierra Field Campus

Calpine, California. Teach a five-day ethnobotany field class.

Shudahai Network

Co-coordinated week-long international demonstrations at the Nevada Nuclear Test Site attended by over 5000 participants; led consensus-building and non-violent civil resistance workshops for hundreds of participants.

Sonoma County Herb Exchange

Sebastopol, California. Botany teaching.
www.sonomaherbs.org/herbalexchange.html

Temple Beth Israel Judea

San Francisco California. Designed a permaculture plan to reduce resources and highlight environmentalism within a Jewish context. Taught Deep Ecology.
www.bij.org

United States Department of Agriculture

Forest Service. Effectively determined impacts of wildcrafting on Oregon-grape (Berberis nervosa).

University of Reno

Reno, California. Floristic survey of Great Basin plants

Watershed Research and Training Center

Hayfork, California. Performed botanical surveys focused on species with economic potential and created community herbarium. Directed community workshops on sustainable plant harvest and herbal medicine-making to provide economic alternatives for depressed logging communities.
www.thewatershedcenter.com

Wilderness Torah

Berkeley, CA. Wilderness Torah awakens and celebrates the earth-based traditions of Judaism to nourish the connections between self, community, earth, and Spirit

Wood Biological Consulting

Walnut Creek, California. Conducted early Spring, Spring and late Fall surveys for special status plants on 6400 acres in the Sonoran Creosote Bush Scrub and Dry Desert Wash Woodland vegetation communities.

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