Category: Nature’s Inspiration

Announcing Our 2020 Nature’s Inspiration Honoree
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Announcing Our 2020 Nature’s Inspiration Honoree

Our 17th annual fundraiser, Nature’s Inspiration, is going to be different this year and we are ready for a celebration that lives up to its name. On Sunday, September 27 we will be hosting an entirely new virtual version of Nature’s Inspiration that will capture the excitement and spirit of our traditional annual celebration while...

Nature’s Inspiration: Rue Mapp Speech
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Nature’s Inspiration: Rue Mapp Speech

Well, this is wonderful. Thank you so much. I’m not accustomed to doing talks in the round. I apologize if I have my back to anybody. And just thank you. This is a wonderful honor, a wonderful view I’m looking over at right now, and thank you Megan for just being such a bridge builder....

Nature’s Inspiration: Steve Abbors Speech
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Nature’s Inspiration: Steve Abbors Speech

Thank you, Ana, for that very warm introduction and thank you Megan and the Committee for Green Foothills for this unexpected recognition.  I’ve been retired from MidPen for almost nine months now so it’s nice to have the opportunity to see you all again. I know each of you has a story about how you...

Hear from 2016 Nature’s Inspiration Honoree Shelton Johnson
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Hear from 2016 Nature’s Inspiration Honoree Shelton Johnson

If you were lucky enough to join us for our 2016 Nature’s Inspiration, you were left truly in awe listening to the words and music of Yosemite National Park Ranger Shelton Johnson. Check out his video where he introduces and thanks our 2018 honorees, Steve Abbors, retired General Manager of Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, and Rue Mapp,...

The Mountain Terrace: Nature Inspires at a Hillside Retreat
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The Mountain Terrace: Nature Inspires at a Hillside Retreat

Nestled in the Woodside Highlands, the careful observer can find this year’s venue for Nature’s Inspiration, The Mountain Terrace. Inside its country-style lodge, you will find an antique wood bar, exposed beam ceilings, and a grand stone fireplace adding to the rustic charm of the setting. The lodge opens onto a spacious bi-level redwood deck...

Nature’s Inspiration Venue Brought to Life
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Nature’s Inspiration Venue Brought to Life

By Ron Erskine, Board President All of us at Committee for Green Foothills are extremely excited about this year’s Nature’s Inspiration celebration on September 24; and with good reason. Number one, of course, is that we will be honoring Joan Baez, a truly remarkable and influential woman. But we are also pleased to be hosting...

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