WildPlaces’ office moves to Strathmore.

We moved to the town of Strathmore, CA just outside Porterville. It is one of the many unincorporated towns where services are thin to nonexistent in all regards and especially in youth empowerment projects in the outdoors like ours. We hope to fill that gap a bit by focusing on Stathmore Middle and High Schools, […]

WildPlaces’ Position on Climate Change

Click for Interview with McMillan about Drought/Climate 2015   Climate and Drought Statement of WildPlaces   Regardless of whether drought and climate change are influenced by humans or is a natural phenomenon, we must face the problem and learn to adapt now or risk a calamity that will jeopardize the lives, economies, and available water resources […]

Climate Carnival Fundraiser and New Year’s Eve Party

WildPlaces will host the “Climate Carnival New Year’s Eve Party and Fundraiser” to be held at the Comision Honorifica Community Center and WildPlaces offices at 466 East Putnam Ave. Porterville, C A 93257). Enjoy music by DJ West, games, 50/50 raffle, silent auction, and keynote address. There will be food and beverages (This is a […]

Advisory Board 2015

    Advisory Board 2015 Currently residing in the small unincorporated community of Pixley, CA, Andrew Alvarez is currently attending CSU Fresno pursuing a bachelors degree in Political Science with an emphasis on Community Benefit Organizational leadership. Areas of study and expertise include grant writing, board development, organizational and project assessment/evaluation, and fund development. Andrew […]

Rio Limpio: Tule River Stewardship Program

Rio limpio: cuidando el Rio Tule, Educacion y yendo afuera de lo ordinario con un pojecto de un dia o mas donde los participantes mejoran la cualidad de aqua, redusaran el riesgo de fuego catastrófico, mejorar la resposabilitad personal del publico para quidar el rio, reducir violencia y reducir la actividad de pandillas, y disfrutar […]

Artboles: Youth, Art , and the Environment

The Artboles: Youth, Art, and the Environment Program engages local youth in land and river stewardship projects while facilitating the expression of nature through art. Youth from Vine Community Day School and Burton Pathways have participated since January in field trips to the Tule River and Giant sequoias. The program culminates this month in a […]

Thank you to all of our sponsors, funders and friends!

Thank you to all of our sponsors, funders and friends!   Foundation Sponsors: * California Rural Legal Assistance/Fund for Rural Equity * United Way Tulare County * Foundation for Youth Investment *  Sierra Fund/Bank of the Sierra * California Wildlands Grassroots Fund * Northern CA Environmental Grassroots Fund * Rose Foundation * Southern CA Edison/Edison […]