Tuleyome

Rating: 5 stars   11 reviews

Address:

607 North St Woodland CA 95695 USA

Mission:

Protecting the wild heritage and agricultural heritage of the Northern Inner Coast Range and Western Sacramento Valley for existing and future generations.

Results:

The Berryessa Snow Mountain (BSM) area is one of the most biologically diverse regions in the state of California, yet it is least known. Tuleyome spearheaded the campaign to permanently protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain region, and our efforts paid off when, on july 10, 2015, President Obama designated the region as the Berryessa Snow Mountain national Monument. Our campaign received a great deal of media attention and was featured in article in the Los Angeles Times In addition to our Berryessa Snow Mountain campaign, our organization’s other goals as regional stewards and educators include: * Home Places Adventures Program: This program provides outdoor experiences and educational opportunities for children, families, adults and seniors, and has expanded from a summer-time program to a year-round program. * Our volunteer base has also expanded and we’ve been able to utilize them to rebuild habitat and build and maintain trails within our region. In the first six months of 2015, volunteers had already provided us with over 2500 hours of service! • Policy Development: We also continue our efforts to remediate mercury pollution throughout the region, and are participating in FireScape Mendocino, a stakeholder planning process with the Mendocino National Forest. * Tuleyome Land Conservation and Stewardship Program: We continue to build the Tuleyome Land Conservation Fund which provides an ability to move quickly when key conservation properties become available for fee purchase or conservation easements that permanently protect their ecological values. We are very proud to have received the Conservation Lands Foundation “2012 Conservation Leadership Award” presented at the Friends Rendezvous and the America Trails “2013 National Kids in the Outdoors Award” for our Home Place Adventures program getting underserved youth into the outdoors and the 2015 "Trail Worker Award" for Andrew Fulks (our board president) for the work done on the Berryessa Peak Trail.

Target demographics:

the environment and members of the public

Direct beneficiaries per year:

thousands of citizens and secured permanent protection for over 330,000 acres of federal public lands

Geographic areas served:

Yolo, Lake, Solano, Napa and Mendocino Counties, as well as Sacramento. Glenn and Colusa Counties

Programs:

the permanent protection of our public lands and the new Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument, trail building and maintenance, habitat restoration, and guided hikes and other outdoor activities for kids, singles, families and seniors.

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530-350-2955
www.tuleyome.org

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Rating: 5 stars  

I volunteered with Tuleyome for a while helping table at local farmer's markets. It was really fun telling everyone who stopped by all of the great things about the organization. Tuleyome is a land trust, they have a youth program, they work to re-mediate abandoned mines, they build and maintain trails in the region, and they are also working to permanently protect the Berryessa Snow Mountain region. This organization definitely deserves more recognition for all of the important work they do!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Make it better known in Northern California.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Tuleyome has programs to protect public lands and to get folks, particularly youth out into these wild places. They get things done and use our donations very effectively!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

While Tuleyome has many great projects the important thing for me is the ability to work with them to create new trails. They have a great vision for land stewardship and trail building in the Berryessa region. I work with the Napa branch.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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