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Click here to explore The Dean Witter Foundation Reports audio podcasts and slideshows about Dean Witter Foundation supported environmental education programs, produced by EarthNews Journal.

Planting Justice: Growing food, jobs and community. That’s what this incredible Bay Area organization is accomplishing.

Aim High: Summer is a time to be different, not a time to be more of the same. So says my guest Alec Lee, co-founder and executive director of Aim High, a tuition-free fun and engaging summer learning and enrichment program.

IslandWood: Located on Bainbridge Island in Washington State is a 255-acre outdoor learning center called IslandWood. In this report you’ll meet Dr. John Haskin, Senior Vice President for Education at IslandWood, who introduces us to the programs they offer.

The Nature Journal Club: Did you know that drawing can improve memory and brain functions, strengthen observation skills and enhance creativity? My guest on this report is John Muir Laws, founder and host of The Bay Area Nature Journal Club.

Ocean Ambassadors: Bay Area middle school students and their teachers can learn about marine science from a state-of-the-art research and working animal hospital.

Pepperwood Preserve: We recently sat down with Sandi Funke, the Education Director at Pepperwood Preserve in Sonoma County, to learn about one of their environmental education programs: SCENIQ, “Students Conducting Environmental Inquiry.”

Ocean Explorers: Explore. Discover. Protect. That’s the mission of MARE, Marine Applied Research & Exploration.

News articles and information about Dean Witter Foundation grants recipients and programs

Nonprofit plans enhancements to Sonoma Coast State Park facilities

Presidio Graduate School Witter Foundation Faculty

The Pelican Media Blog

21 Acres Receives Grant from Dean Witter Foundation to Develop Pilot for School Field Trips

China Camp State Park Starts a New Chapter

Olompali State Park Now Open Five Days a Week

Austin Creek's Bullfrog Pond Campground Open and doing well

Bastyr Unveils Seed Sanctuary and Native-Plant Trail Walk

The Town that West Marin forgot' Celebrates its Park

15 Refugee Youth Attend Summer Camp at Point Reyes National Seashore

Kids for the Bay 20 Year Anniversary

Touring the Pitzer Outback

Fern Watch: Redwoods & Climate Change Initiative

Dean Witter Foundation awards grant to WCC and El Cerrito High

Naropa University Announces the Grand Opening of the Community Greenhouse on Earth Day

Tom Furrer: United Anglers of Casa Grande High School It's time for the bear to call it quits

Dean Witter Foundation Helps Golden Gate Audubon

Help SPAWN Grow 1,000s More Native Plants!

Matching Grant Achieved: Thank You! Dean Witter Foundation Challenge Match

Rethinking How to Teach the New Teachers

Connecting Kids to Nature Connects This Couple to IslandWood

MCBC receives $15,000 Matching Grant from the Dean Witter Foundation!

Bay Institute Acquires Aquarium of the Bay, Creating Dramatic Turnaround

Dean Witter Family Foundation Makes Awards to San Rafael City Schools

A Climate for Life Exhibition

Rangelands, Ranchlands, and the Bren Study

Scott River Water Trust: A Cooperative Solution

Nature Programs: Teacher Enrichment Resource Packet

Low Cost Roofwater System for Agriculture Supply

Eel River Estuary & Salt River, Humboldt County