Beer Relies on Healthy Functioning Forests

Source: Deschutes Collaborative Forest Project We’ve said it before.  Good water makes good beer.  And good, clean water comes from healthy, functioning forests.  The Nature Conservancy understands and shares these thoughts from Executive Director Chris Topik.  Forests prevent erosion and serve as filters.  They are where headwater streams originate. Those streams feed into bigger streams..

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“If you are not at the table, then you are on the menu”

Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review  So says Sheri Brady in this blog post. “For long-lasting, effective change, collaborative efforts must fully engage diverse community voices. To help collective impact live up to its promise of meeting complex problems by creating systems-level change, we must fully engage representatives from within the communities most impacted by systems change.”..

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