Wasteful Woes

by Marisa Folse 1Sep2022 Years ago I made a pledge to reduce household waste and carbon footprint. I am happy to report I take out trashcan only once a month for pick up, a big change from weekly dumping. Now however, I notice a distressing personal trash trend. It is what I call Shy-Based Petro.Continue reading “Wasteful Woes”

Multicultural Book Challenge

As program director for GATE’s Learning & EduCare Project, I have always wanted to expand our educational horizons around the earth. This challenge is now achievable. During a child development class, I saw a TED Talk by Anne Morgan. She shared desire to expand the horizons of her personal bookshelves. In this talk, she spokeContinue reading “Multicultural Book Challenge”

2021 (in picture perfect) Review…

Some highlights of what YOU HELPED GATE DO during 2021. GATE reached out for 1st time on Facebook and YouTube. More to come. TreeForce volunteers’ before and after tree care. Learning & Edu-Care Project‘s education outreach. Litter clean up helpers. Hands on learning in Nature. Click to look back into our past 15 years! What’sContinue reading “2021 (in picture perfect) Review…”

Opening GATES for 15 Years!

For 15 years your generosity has helped others. Join us as Guardians Around The Earth turns 15 during our 2021-2022 fiscal year. Yep – 15 YEARS… Wow, time flies. We are scouring files, peeking into the past and compiling snapshots of what your donations accomplished in five year increments. Take a gander at the workContinue reading “Opening GATES for 15 Years!”

It’s gettin’ hot in here…

 Global warming is now irreversible. Human impact has pushed sea temps to its highest in over 100,000 years. Some homes and cities are underwater while others burn. This is a global crisis, bt each of us are part of the solution. Take action within your own home and neighborhood to spread the word and makeContinue reading “It’s gettin’ hot in here…”

Guerilla Gardens and Food Forests

by Marisa Folse – Guardians Around The Earth South Central LA is growing food in a former food desert. Nearly ten years ago, Ron Finley inspired others into “guerilla gardening“, a pop-up style of bloom where your planted mentality. As a result of this and other guerilla gardeners, vast food deserts across the country shrankContinue reading “Guerilla Gardens and Food Forests”