Letter from the Executive Director Following the tragic news across our country these last few weeks, and wrestling with feelings of grief and heartache, I’ve been struck by the urgency of two key words: here and now. It’s easy to get overwhelmed and feel paralyzed by these tragedies, but we know our work remains critical […]
Letter from the Executive Director I remember reading an article called “What the Warming World Needs Now Is Art, Sweet Art” by Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, where he wrote that although we knew about climate change, we didn’t really know about it; it wasn’t part of the culture yet. An intellectual understanding of the […]
By Danette Knickmeier Spending an entire day on a bicycle gives one a lot of time to think. Beyond stuff like “when is the next rest stop” and “how much sunscreen do I need when it’s cloudy,” my thoughts go to other more introspective things like “what am I doing to make a difference.” For […]
By Danette Knickmeier For two days I traveled to get to the start of the Climate Ride. The first day was from Minneapolis to San Francisco on a slightly delayed flight, and a long airport shuttle ride in rush hour traffic to my hotel. The second was San Fran to Fortuna on a 7-hour shuttle […]
By Danette Knickmeier A few years ago, I saw a tiny article in a weekly news magazine about an event called the Climate Ride. It was described as a bike ride in Northern California that raises funds and awareness for the environment. As an avid cyclist, a self-proclaimed treehugger and Midwesterner who, for many years, […]
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This year, WSF Executive Director, Nicole Rom and Board Member David Bryan are participating in Climate Ride, combining their love of cycling and work with the Will Steger Foundation. Read Nicole’s blog…
The Will Steger Foundation is now a beneficiary of Climate Ride! Join the ride across California this October! Read More…