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Deepening our Love for the Wild with Ayana Young

Deepening our Love for the Wild with Ayana Young

Update: 2020-04-17
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Ayana shares her story of coming into place based connection, her love of the wild and deep gratitude and commitment to being in integrity with this life. She honors some of her teachers, both human and other than human, and emphasizes the importance of sinking into deep rest, feeling into ourselves and following our passions through becoming effective earth stewards and whatever we are in service to. Ayana shares more about her newest project with For the Wild and the necessity of creative community response in trying times. We hope that you enjoy this rich episode.

Ayana Young is a podcast and radio personality specializing in intersectional environmental and social justice, deep ecology and land-based restoration. With an academic background at the intersections of ecology, culture, and spirituality, Young was studying at Columbia when the Occupy Wall Street movement began and amid the burgeoning resistance in Zuccotti Park, she co-created the Environmental Working Group. Since then Ayana has been the force behind a native species nursery and research center, including the establishment of the 1 Million Redwoods Project, which was acclaimed as the most backed farm project in Kickstarter history, the film When Old Growth Ends, an ode to the complex interweaving of the irreplaceable Tongass National Forest during its last stand as a distinctly wild place in Southeast Alaska and the For The Wild podcast a weekly show featuring thought-leaders at the forefront of environmental, artistic, scientific, political and cultural shift. Learn more about Ayana at For The Wild >

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Deepening our Love for the Wild with Ayana Young

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