The Earth Stewards at CSL BellinghamEnhancing the ecosystem resilience and human well-being.
Purpose and Core Value:
The Earth Stewards is a CSL Bellingham team organized to inspire, inform and provide resources to assist individuals and families within the CSL community to meet our core value: the commitment to being responsible stewards of the land, the Center, our finances, and to live mindfully upon the Earth as individuals and a community.
CSL Earth Stewardship and ES Team Projects:
- Climate Cafés – guest speakers, videos, book study, discussion and sharing
- Carbon Footprint Audit
- Installed Air Filtration System with new heat pump in the Sanctuary, classroom, and office
- Installed free LED’s
Resources for Education, Activities and Community Engagement
- Earth Ministry/Interfaith Power and Light is a faith-based response to climate warming. https://earthministry.org/
- Sustainable Connections is a non-profit organization whose mission is “We create thriving communities through innovative ideas, collaboration and action.” https://sustainableconnections.org/
- Multifaith Network for Climate Justice is a coalition of faith-based groups in the city of Bellingham and county of Whatcom, Washington, joining to share actions and strategies to combat and deal with the effects of climate. https://mncj.org/
- Whatcom Land Trust is dedicated to climate resiliency in our food systems and nature sustainability. https://www.whatcomlandtrust.org/