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For The Wild is planting millions of trees, native plants and fungal companions to mitigate climate change and rapid species loss.
For The Wild is planting millions of trees, native plants and fungal companions to mitigate climate change and rapid species loss.
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    Seed to Tree

    We will plant a tree in your name, or in honor of a loved one of your choosing. You will also receive a digital Certificate of Stewardship, and video updates.

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    For The Wild Podcast Study Guide

    We’re pleased to offer a digital Study Guide to expand your investigation into the variety of topics covered on the For The Wild podcast.
    In addition, we will also plant a tree in your name or in the honor of a loved one of your choosing, and send a digital Certificate of Stewardship.

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    Community Supported Art Bundle

    This level offers a Mystery Bundle made up of the creative contributions from our earth-loving community. You may receive artwork, herbal medicines, a salvaged-redwood picture frame, wooden spoon, a handmade tarot deck or a music mixtape—something to nurture the soul in this chaotic time. Enjoy the surprise!
    In addition, we will also plant a tree in your honor or for a loved one. For each seedling that begins the journey of life, you will receive a digital Certificate of Stewardship.

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    Art bundle and educational variety pack

    This level includes ALL aforementioned categories: mystery art bundle, tree-planting, study guide, video updates, a shout-out.

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    Family Legacy Grove

    Redwoods thrive when they grow together. Plant a grove in honor of your family or loved one.

    When we begin reforestation, we will send you a map and an image of your grove and where you can find the plaque with your family name.

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    Class: RISING APPALACHIA

    Rising Appalachia on Collective Creativity for a New Paradigm

    This rare online experience will connect you with the singing sisters Chloe and Leah of Rising Appalachia in an intimate group video-chat classroom setting. Voice your questions and delve into your curiosities in this dialogue with these Earth warriors and visionaries.

    Rising Appalachia brings to the stage a collection of sounds, stories, and songs steeped in tradition and a devotion to world culture. Intertwining a deep reverence for folk music and a passion for justice, they have made it their life’s work to sing songs that speak to something ancient yet surging with relevance. Whether playing at Red Rocks or in rail cars, at Italian street fairs or to Bulgarian herbalists, this fiercely independent band has blazed a unique and colorful path across the globe. 11 years into their movement, Rising Appalachia believes that the roots of all these old songs are vital to our ever evolving soundscape.

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    Class: GEORGE MONBIOT

    George Monbiot on Rewilding the Destructive Human Legacy

    This rare online experience will connect you with George Monbiot in an intimate group video-chat classroom setting. Voice your questions and delve into your curiosities in this dialogue with one of the leading environmental authors + critical thinkers of our time.

    George Monbiot is the author of the bestselling books Feral: rewilding the land, sea and human life, The Age of Consent: A Manifesto for a New World Order and Captive State: The Corporate Takeover of Britain, as well as the investigative travel books Poisoned Arrows, Amazon Watershed and No Man's Land. His latest book is Out of the Wreckage: a New Politics for an Age of Crisis.

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    Redwood Frame + Print

    Handmade from salvaged Old Growth Redwood that lived on the For The Wild land, each frame holds an original tree portrait painted by March Young.
    In addition, we will also plant a tree in your honor or for a loved one, and send you a study guide, video updates and a shout-out.

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    THREE Class Pack to Digital Classes

    This package gives you access to three of the For The Wild video-chat classes in 2018 with four of the legendary Earth defenders and visionaries of your choice!

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    First-ever For The Wild Cohort w/ Ayana

    Help guide the earth renewal movement in the first For The Wild Earth Cohort! As part of the cohort, you participate in 4 video conferences (one per season of 2018). This opportunity will connect you with Ayana and this family of Earth defenders to strategize, reflect, and bolster our visions and actions.

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    Weekend Reciprocity Retreat July 20-22

    COST: Sliding Scale donation of $500-$750
    DATES: July 20, 21, 22

    This Reciprocity Retreat is an intimate Old Growth experience. While scaling the trunks of remote groves and immersing yourself in this canopy discovery and learning expedition, you are actually paying it forward to plant the grandchildren of these primeval knowledge keepers.

    This trip will be expertly guided by the fabulous tree-people at Expedition Old Growth (see them in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmIo6pF-R90).

    Trip includes: three delicious meals each day, ancient tree climbs and optional overnight camping in the high canopies, treetop classes with ecologists, botanists and herbalists, movement classes and barefoot climbing, mushroom and lichen walks, music and more. Sleeping arrangements vary depending according to price package.

    Transportation to the chosen area is not included, but rideshares may be available!

    Exact trip dates and location to be released shortly!

    This trip will take place in Oregon. Details sent upon purchase.

    Groups strongly encouraged! Inquire about special group rates.

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    Weekend Reciprocity Retreat Sept 21-23

    COST: Sliding Scale donation of $500-$750
    DATES: Sept 21-23

    This Reciprocity Retreat is an intimate Old Growth experience. While scaling the trunks of remote groves and immersing yourself in this canopy discovery and learning expedition, you are actually paying it forward to plant the grandchildren of these primeval knowledge keepers.

    This trip will be expertly guided by the fabulous tree-people at Expedition Old Growth (see them in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmIo6pF-R90).

    Trip includes: three delicious meals each day, ancient tree climbs and optional overnight camping in the high canopies, treetop classes with ecologists, botanists and herbalists, movement classes and barefoot climbing, mushroom and lichen walks, music and more. Sleeping arrangements vary depending according to price package.

    Transportation to the chosen area is not included, but rideshares may be available!

    Exact trip dates and location to be released shortly!

    This trip will take place in Oregon. Details sent upon purchase.

    Groups strongly encouraged! Inquire about special group rates.

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    Reciprocity Retreat Sept 14-16 in BC

    COST: Sliding Scale donation of $500-$750
    DATES: Sept 14, 15, 16 in BRITISH COLUMBIA

    This Reciprocity Retreat is an intimate Old Growth experience. While scaling the trunks of remote groves and immersing yourself in this canopy discovery and learning expedition, you are actually paying it forward to plant the grandchildren of these primeval knowledge keepers.

    This trip will be expertly guided by the fabulous tree-people at Expedition Old Growth (see them in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmIo6pF-R90).

    Trip includes: three delicious meals each day, ancient tree climbs and optional overnight camping in the high canopies, treetop classes with ecologists, botanists and herbalists, movement classes and barefoot climbing, mushroom and lichen walks, music and more. Sleeping arrangements vary depending according to price package.

    Transportation to the chosen area is not included, but rideshares may be available!

    This trip will take place in BC. Details sent upon purchase.

    Groups strongly encouraged! Inquire about special group rates.

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    For The Wild Digital Class Pass

    This package gives you access to ALL For The Wild video-chat classes in 2018 with legendary Earth defenders and visionaries.

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    Private For The Wild Live Event

    Ayana Young and guest facilitator will hold a For The Wild gathering at your home. Invite your community to join us to share projects, voice ideas, and hold space for our grief and urgency in the face of destruction.

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    RECIPROCITY RETREAT - CANOPY EXPEDITION

    This is a 5-DAY ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY to live and learn within the glorious giant old growth Forest.

    This Reciprocity Retreat is an intimate Old Growth experience. While scaling the trunks of remote groves and immersing yourself in this canopy discovery and learning expedition, you are actually paying it forward to plant the grandchildren of these primeval knowledge keepers.

    This trip will be expertly guided by the fabulous tree-people at Expedition Old Growth (see them in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmIo6pF-R90).

    Trip includes: three delicious meals each day, ancient tree climbs and optional overnight camping in the high canopies, treetop classes with ecologists, botanists and herbalists, movement classes and barefoot climbing, mushroom and lichen walks, music and more. Sleeping arrangements vary depending according to price package.

    Transportation to the chosen area is not included, but rideshares may be available!

    Exact trip dates and location to be released shortly!

    One trip will take place in Northern California/Oregon and the other in British Columbia.

    There will be three price tiers:
    $2500 per person,
    $3500 per person
    $5000 per person.

    Groups strongly encouraged! Inquire about special group rates.

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    Friend of the Forest

    Get an inside scoop with video updates as the 1 Million Redwoods project becomes a force of nature to help mitigate a rapidly changing climate and the disintegration of the biosphere.

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    Community Connection

    We will give you (or your company, vision or creative endeavor) a shout-out on our Instagram story.

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    For The Wild LIVE **Early Bird Tickets**

    Ayana Young and brontë velez will be hosting this intimate dialogue December 8th in San Francisco on climate change and grief. brontë velez is a multimedia artist, educator, and designer, whose praxis (theory + action) lives at the intersections of black liberation ecology and creative placemaking. This event will cover a wide range of topics related to the tenants of spiritual and deep ecology, climate justice, and the intersectionality of race, power, privilege, and injustice.

    Alongside the evening’s discussion, we will enjoy music and dine on a climate aware feast of foods curated by a group of chefs disrupting the wholesome and conscious food movement.

    There are only 20 tickets at the early bird cost.

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    For The Wild LIVE! Tickets

    Ayana Young and brontë velez will be hosting this intimate dialogue December 8th in San Francisco on climate change and grief. brontë velez is a multimedia artist, educator, and designer, whose praxis (theory + action) lives at the intersections of black liberation ecology and creative placemaking. This event will cover a wide range of topics related to the tenants of spiritual and deep ecology, climate justice, and the intersectionality of race, power, privilege, and injustice.

    Alongside the evening’s discussion, we will enjoy music and dine on a climate aware feast of foods curated by a group of chefs disrupting the wholesome and conscious food movement.

    We will offer 20 tickets at the $45 tier and all proceeds go directly to the 1 Million Redwoods Project.

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    For The Wild LIVE! Tickets

    Ayana Young and brontë velez will be hosting this intimate dialogue December 8th in San Francisco on climate change and grief. brontë velez is a multimedia artist, educator, and designer, whose praxis (theory + action) lives at the intersections of black liberation ecology and creative placemaking. This event will cover a wide range of topics related to the tenants of spiritual and deep ecology, climate justice, and the intersectionality of race, power, privilege, and injustice.

    Alongside the evening’s discussion, we will enjoy music and dine on a climate aware feast of foods curated by a group of chefs disrupting the wholesome and conscious food movement.

    We will offer 20 tickets at the $45 tier. Please note- there are tickets for $60 and all proceeds go directly to the 1 Million Redwoods Project.

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    Class: RISING APPALACHIA | Early Bird

    Rising Appalachia on Collective Creativity for a New Paradigm

    This rare online experience will connect you with the singing sisters Chloe and Leah of Rising Appalachia in an intimate group video-chat classroom setting. Voice your questions and delve into your curiosities in this dialogue with these Earth warriors and visionaries.

    Rising Appalachia brings to the stage a collection of sounds, stories, and songs steeped in tradition and a devotion to world culture. Intertwining a deep reverence for folk music and a passion for justice, they have made it their life’s work to sing songs that speak to something ancient yet surging with relevance. Whether playing at Red Rocks or in rail cars, at Italian street fairs or to Bulgarian herbalists, this fiercely independent band has blazed a unique and colorful path across the globe. 11 years into their movement, Rising Appalachia believes that the roots of all these old songs are vital to our ever evolving soundscape.

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    Class: GEORGE MONBIOT | Early Bird

    George Monbiot on Rewilding the Destructive Human Legacy

    This rare online experience will connect you with George Monbiot in an intimate group video-chat classroom setting. Voice your questions and delve into your curiosities in this dialogue with one of the leading environmental authors + critical thinkers of our time.

    George Monbiot is the author of the bestselling books Feral: rewilding the land, sea and human life, The Age of Consent: A Manifesto for a New World Order and Captive State: The Corporate Takeover of Britain, as well as the investigative travel books Poisoned Arrows, Amazon Watershed and No Man's Land. His latest book is Out of the Wreckage: a New Politics for an Age of Crisis.

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    Class: ROSEMARY GLADSTAR | Early Bird

    Rosemary Gladstar on Stewarding Herbal Traditions for Future Generations

    This rare online experience will connect you with Rosemary Gladstar in an intimate group video-chat classroom setting. Voice your questions and delve into your curiosities in this dialogue with the "Godmother of American Herbalism."

    Rosemary has created fertile ground throughout North America where herbalism has thrived. In the late 1960s, Rosemary reignited herbalism in America and helped us tap into ancient notions of wellness. She’s written 12 best-selling herbal books, taught generations of herbalists, started non-profits, two herb stores and a school, and she co-founded Traditional Medicinals (TM). Given so many of her ventures have blossomed and endured, it’s clear she has the magic touch.

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    Class: ROSEMARY GLADSTAR

    Rosemary Gladstar on Stewarding Herbal Traditions for Future Generations

    This rare online experience will connect you with Rosemary Gladstar in an intimate group video-chat classroom setting. Voice your questions and delve into your curiosities in this dialogue with the "Godmother of American Herbalism."

    Rosemary has created fertile ground throughout North America where herbalism has thrived. In the late 1960s, Rosemary reignited herbalism in America and helped us tap into ancient notions of wellness. She’s written 12 best-selling herbal books, taught generations of herbalists, started non-profits, two herb stores and a school, and she co-founded Traditional Medicinals (TM). Given so many of her ventures have blossomed and endured, it’s clear she has the magic touch.

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    For The Wild Digital Class

    This rare online experience will connect you with well-known heroes of the planet in an intimate group video-chat. Voice your questions and delve into your curiosities in this dialogue with Earth warriors and visionaries.
    In addition, we will also plant a tree in your honor or for a loved one, and send you a study guide, video updates and a shout-out.

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    Online Medicine Making Course

    **THIS MAKES A GREAT HOLIDAY GIFT!**

    Chesnut School of Herbal Medicine Online Medicine Making Course with Asia Suler + Juliet Blankespoor (priced at $590)

    150 hours of online herbal medicine immersion covering topics of: Topical Herbal Preparations and Natural Body Care, Food as Medicine – Bringing Healing Herbs into the Kitchen, and Medicine Making.

    https://chestnutherbs.com/

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    Weekend Reciprocity Retreat Sept 14-16

    COST: Sliding Scale donation of $500-$750
    DATES: Sept 14, 15, 16

    This Reciprocity Retreat is an intimate Old Growth experience. While scaling the trunks of remote groves and immersing yourself in this canopy discovery and learning expedition, you are actually paying it forward to plant the grandchildren of these primeval knowledge keepers.

    This trip will be expertly guided by the fabulous tree-people at Expedition Old Growth (see them in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmIo6pF-R90).

    Trip includes: three delicious meals each day, ancient tree climbs and optional overnight camping in the high canopies, treetop classes with ecologists, botanists and herbalists, movement classes and barefoot climbing, mushroom and lichen walks, music and more. Sleeping arrangements vary depending according to price package.

    Transportation to the chosen area is not included, but rideshares may be available!

    Exact trip dates and location to be released shortly!

    This trip will take place in Oregon. Details sent upon purchase.

    Groups strongly encouraged! Inquire about special group rates.

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