Youth and Ecological Restoration
Helping vulnerable youth build healthy community relationships with both the human and natural worlds. Through restoring local watersheds with community members, youth gain a sense of worth, belonging and place.
NEWS & EVENTS AT YER
The Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) is going through changes this fall. After sixteen years of YER being operated by one person, it is time to introduce someone else into the program leadership. This transitioning to new blood has been ongoing for a couple of years with the main goal of ensuring YER continue with its integrity intact.
The year of 2020 has been challenging for everyone. Youth and Ecological Restoration (YER) suspended operations when the COVID pandemic was first realized around the middle of March.
YER will commence the fall program during the third week of September 2020 with the YER COVID Plan in place.
View the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program Annual Report for 2020.
View the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program Follow Up Study Report 2020.
Local organic farmer, Arzeena Hamir, donated $1,000.00 to the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program (YER) in December 2019.
In 2019 Youth & Ecological Restoration (YER) produced a tribute to the decade of work that has led to more than 360 youth participants reconnecting with nature. The YER film “Ecology Transforms Youth” was shown at the World Community Film Festival on February 2nd....
I learned that nature is beautiful and sometimes setting aside anything you are doing and going to see nature changes you.
View the Ecological Inventory of Morrison Creek Headwaters Nature Preserve 2019 report.