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Mentor, ROP Apprentice

Larissa is a ceremonialist, healing arts practitioner, meditation facilitator, and womxn of prayer. She was born and raised in occupied Cahuilla territory (Riverside, CA).

Nature-Based Mentor

Dezirae is a storyteller, artist, and youth educator in the bay area. Her art and stories are inspired by reflections of the interconnectedness of all things.

Nature-Based Mentor, Teen Backpacking Program Manager

Caitlin believes there are few gifts greater than fostering connection to mother nature and to the greater community. She believes a large part of that connection starts with women and girls.

Nature-based Mentor

Chiara grew up in Oakland, occupied territory of the Chocenyo Ohlone people, and has so much love for the East bay hills and their plants and wildlife. She deepened her connection to nature and learned valuable practices of awareness as a participant of the Weaving Earth Immersion program from 2013-2016.

Nature-Based Mentor

Maya is a teacher, naturalist, grassroots organizer and lover of the wild. Maya lives her life seeking to heighten her awareness of the natural world and finding her place within her ecosystem.

Nature-Based Mentor

Kelsie is a warm, creative guide with passion for song, story, and deep nature connection. She grew up on a farm in the San Joaquin River Delta, climbing trees, catching frogs, and tending to sheep and goat babes.

Nature-Based Mentor

Martha is a nature guide, forager, herbal-medicine and natural dye hobbyist, regenerative garden educator, wilderness trip leader, and certified California Naturalist.

Nature-based Mentor

Sammy is a Berkeley native with a deep love of silent connection and exuberant silliness in nature.

Nature-based Mentor

Grace Johnson is an environmental educator and natural textile dyer born in Arizona. She holds a background in environmental policy and sustainability, which she weaves with her love of creative expression to advocate for harmonic interactions between our earth, ourselves, and each other.

Auntie, ROP Apprentice

Launa was born and mostly raised on occupied Awaswas Ohlone land in Santa Cruz, CA. She spent her childhood freely roaming the redwood forests and creeks behind her parent’s home, befriending the creatures she found there and developing a deep connection to those lands.

ROP Apprentice

Daniella (SHE/HER) loves witnessing the wonders of nature, where curiosity and presence inspire a deep connection to herself and the world around her. As a child, she found that the quiet moments exploring and wandering in nature fueled her imagination and filled her senses.

Nature-Based Mentor

Amy is passionate about working with youth, specifically in nature connection and environmental science. She was born and raised in Oakland in a mixed ethnicity- Chinese, Vietnamese and SE Asian- household.