Sustainable Conservation: A Quarter-Century Strong

This year, we’ve been celebrating 25 years of our successful brand of environmental stewardship. That’s a quarter century of bringing Californians together across many divides: environment and economy, farmers and lawmakers, industry and citizens.

We’ve done a lot over the two-plus decades we’ve worked to steward California’s land, air and water, and we’re proud of our impact! But, don’t take our word for it.

Profiles in Conservation

We had the great fortune to sit down with a handful of our dedicated donors and partners this year to talk about what inspires them to champion the environment and why they support Sustainable Conservation’s efforts.


Sally Liu

Sally’s holistic conservation ethos encompasses California’s streams, mountains and all the species that depend on them. She’s supported Sustainable Conservation since our Brake Pad Partnership days, and admires how our sincerity and ability to build trust with our partners has never wavered. Read her profile here.



Suds Jain

With an eye on climate change, and the tech savvy to see solutions on the horizon, Suds works to model how engineering technology and clean energy can brighten our future. Suds appreciates our science-based solutions and educational approach to environmental stewardship. Read his profile here.



Charlene Harvey

Charlene’s civic leadership is a model for all Californians – for over 50 years, she’s worked with nonprofits, parks and environmental organizations with a focus on climate change and resource stewardship. She lends her expertise to our esteemed Board of Directors to help guide what she sees as our tried and tested approach to bridging gaps between stakeholders in California. Read her profile here.


The Giacomini Family 

Farming innovators and environmental champions, the Giacomini Family is modeling how agriculture and conservation can go hand in hand. They produce award-winning cheeses at Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company while stewarding the land under their care. The Giacominis appreciate how advocates like Sustainable Conservation help them, and their industry, make inroads on essential environmental stewardship while maintaining healthy businesses.


Eric Lee

Eric Lee’s conservation journey began early. From the inspirational media of his youth to the expertise he brings to his work as our Analytics and Data Manager, his conservation journey’s focused on how data, and the stories behind that data, drive smart solutions for a better tomorrow.


Renewal, Resilience

Our faith in common ground’s proved out time and time again, and as we continue to come together to address the challenges on the horizon for California’s water future, one thing’s certain: we don’t – we can’t – do this work alone.

Your generosity and support mean the world to us. Thank you for all that you do.

More Profiles in Conservation

Kim Delfino: Problem Solving, Pushing Forward, and Looking for Solutions

A Watershed Moment: Kate Ridgway on Curiosity and Environmental Ethos

Giving Together for Generational Impact: Staying True to CA

Building a Sustainable Economy: Meet Adán Ortega

Seek, Savor, Share: Meet Sue Rikalo