Muir Heritage Land trust Autumn/Winter 2010 P eak e xPerience Message from the Executive Director C ommon G ood Acalanes Ridge Photos: Richard Gylgayton I am delighted to report that the Muir Heritage Land Trust has had an incredible year filled with landmark achievements. Looking at what we have accomplished, I am also convinced that we’ll remain a leading force in conservation for generations to come. By O ne of the great aspects of protecting our wild lands is that the results are on view for everyone to enjoy. Acalanes Ridge, 23 acres of open space we hope to purchase, offers a Highways 24 and 680. The view from the land features a striking, 360-degree panorama of both cities and the most stunning open spaces—Mt. Diablo, Briones, Las Trampas, the Oakland Hills, working together, innovating and pursuing excellence we will build an even greater future for our organization, our community and our region. The extraordinary new level of scenic prominence. the Carquinez Strait and more. year we are having testifies to that. The property includes the highest The land is covered in an array of For more than 20 years the promontory on Acalanes Ridge, a 781- annual grasslands and clusters of valley oak Muir Heritage Land Trust has foot tall landmark visible from 12 cities trees, which provide habitat for a variety been a great example of people and the transportation corridors of of species. Vigorous displays of seasonal working together. Our members’ “Peak Experience” continues on page 2 readiness to learn, to work, to serve, and to give grows from a powerful sense of connection tHe taLe of frankLin canyon: a HaPPy ending to the Land Trust’s mission to preserve Contra Costa’s most Franklin Canyon & Bluebird Photos: Steve Hutchcraft endangered wild lands and bring people and those wild places together. By individually making the choice to become involved, our supporters help create a healthy, sustainable community we’ll all want to live in now and in the future. All that’s required are individuals willing to do something, in their way, to help protect our most precious natural resources. To add just a little bit I to make the world better. That is n the heart of many, Franklin Canyon watersheds defiled, wildlife and their the essence of the Muir Heritage was an ache that wouldn’t go away. homes devastated. So disturbing were Land Trust. I’m proud to be a part Proposals to develop the property those plans that ordinary citizens decided of it, and I hope you are, too. meant the fertile terrain would be they had to do something about it, even if bulldozed beyond recognition: thousands the odds were against them. Linus Eukel of trees would be destroyed, creeks and “The Tale of Franklin Canyon” continues on page 3 Executive Director M u i r H e r i tag e “Peak Experience” continued from page 1 L a n d t ru s t P.O. Box 2452 wildflowers negotiations. The Land Trust shaped a feasible Martinez, CA 94553 decorate the acquisition plan in partnership with the 925-228-5460 925-372-5460 fax landscape City of Lafayette, the City of Walnut Creek, email@example.com www.muirheritagelandtrust.org as well. The and the East Bay Regional Park District property’s (EBRPD). All parties signed a purchase s tAff protection agreement last February. In this agreement, the Linus Eukel will expand an Executive Director essential wildlife Ellen Visser corridor Outreach Coordinator extending Johna Winters from the East Bay Regional Park District’s Administrative Manager Briones Regional Park and the Acalanes Glen Lewis Ridge Open Space. Open Space Ranger The property is nestled among residential developments, a stand-out oasis B oArd of d ireCtors in the community. The land is within the city limits of Lafayette, borders Walnut Donn Walklet Chair Creek and is contiguous to Acalanes Ridge Ann Cormack Open Space, a 177-acre recreational area Vice Chair that connects to a large network of trails in Paul Craig Briones Regional Park. The Acalanes Ridge Secretary acquisition will have access to the great Louis E. Stoddard trails of both parks. Treasurer Since 2003, applications by the owners Bob Aston to develop the property have included Steve Hutchcraft building one or two private residences of Denis Huston up to 5,900 square feet. Access roads to Beth Mallonee Mark Wilson the homes would have required extensive Muir Heritage Land Trust will hold title to grading and significant alteration of the the property, and a conservation easement e ditor landscape. placed on the land will be held jointly Linus Eukel For several years, the property’s owners, by our three partners. This innovative the City of Lafayette, and community agreement combines the diverse strengths n eWsLetter members could not find common ground of multiple partners in these lean times. C ontriButors on the fate of the property. All struggled Escrow is due to close by the end of Sherida Bush to find a solution to differing goals. While December, and we must fulfill our part of Linus Eukel its value as open space has long been the agreement before that can happen. Our Ellen Visser partners have pledged funds from Measure recognized and advocated by community Johna Winters members and environmentalists, no WW and other sources to purchase the one city or agency could generate the land, at a price of $1,305,500. MHLT must resources needed to preserve the land or raise $400,000 to cover the costs associated an agreement with the owners who were with acquisition, and to provide for reluctant to sell. stewardship, administration, planning, and The Muir Heritage Land Trust an endowment for long-range management. became involved with the project Fundraising continues—we have yet to more than two years ago. Our reach our goal. continued discussions with the Acalanes Ridge is a visual delight we owners led to their decision can drink in as we go about our busy lives. to sell the property at the We are working to keep it that way, and to appraised objective value for open the land to the public as early as next its permanent protection. The spring. Completing this acquisition would owners’ decision illustrates their add an exciting coda to a tremendous year, appreciation for the land a fitting end to our 20th Anniversary. We as open space. hope to inaugurate our third decade by Finding a way to buy adding the beautiful Acalanes Ridge to our the property took some creative map of protected open space. 2 m u i r H e r i t A G e L A n d t ru s t H o r i zo n s Photo: Paul Garber “The Tale of Franklin Canyon” continued from page 1 Their battles—fought over two in response to Pet and Wildlife decades in City Hall, in living rooms and Columnist Gary Bogue’s campaign. finally at the ballot box—managed to stave On its June 25th deadline, off development despite the odds. But the the Land Trust closed the deal. protection wasn’t permanent. The passage The property is now ours—and of Hercules’ Measure M in 2004 limited some day will be yours to explore. development, but it was still possible. And Plans for trails and public access are the 483 acres remained in the hands of under way. private investors. Combined with adjacent When the Muir Heritage Land Fernandez Ranch, the acquisition Trust signed an option in June of 2008 preserves 1,185 acres of continuous to purchase the land and watershed and wildlife habitat. protect it once and for Abundant native and special-status all, hope stirred in species live on Franklin Canyon. many hearts. One is the California red-legged The outlook for frog, federally listed as threatened, success was bright which now can flourish on the * then, but dimmed 156 acres of red-legged frog habitat soon after signing identified on the land. the option. The belt- The entire property is tightening of state designated as critical habitat for the agencies, foundations, and MHLT Property Alameda whipsnake, also federally listed individuals made fundraising as threatened. The western pond turtle, * Acalanes Ridge, current land a highly unpredictable challenge. Yet acquisition project a species of special concern, cools itself after two years of persistent hard work, near Rodeo Creek. Cooper’s hawks—a sufficient funding was finally achieved California species of special concern—and from a wide-range of sources including red-tailed hawks are known to nest on the some of the following major donors: property, and golden eagles forage in the California State Coastal Conservancy, open grasslands. East Bay Regional Park District, Franklin Canyon is left to nature for California Department of Transportation, all time. The animals can live undisturbed; City of Hercules, San Francisco creeks can meander as they will. Oaks can Foundation, Long Foundation, Strong fulfill their centuries-long lifespan. Peace Foundation, and the Firedoll Foundation. has banished the ache for good. In addition, thousands of other individuals made donations large and small—many m u i r H e r i t A G e L A n d t ru s t Hor izons 3 P LANNED f ernandez r ancH f orever O G IVING n a typical summer morning Gary Bogue, h on Fernandez Ranch, the Pet & Wildlife With your support, the sun shines on luxuriant oaks, Columnist; warms awakening critters, illuminates the Polly Escovedo, Muir Heritage Land Trust has grasslands. On the 5th of June this year, Bonds & Grants been fulfilling its promise to the sun also brightened a day of lively Manager, California preserve our community’s celebration. Natural Resources natural heritage since 1989. The public opening celebration of Agency; Dana Brazelton, 702-acre Fernandez Ranch introduced Grants Administrator, California Natural One important way you can more than 400 guests to some of the Resources Agency; Sam Schucat, continue to help provide a beauties, secrets and wonders of this land. Executive Officer, California Coastal solid foundation for our Opening the ranch required clearing Conservancy; Janet McBride, Executive sustained conservation efforts is through the donation of a planned gift. Giving to the Muir Heritage Land Trust in any way has an enormously positive impact on the life of our community. As the Land Fernandez Ranch Photos: Don Albonico Trust continues to reach out to the future, we hope you will consider the benefits of planned giving. Contact Linus Eukel at 925-228-5460 for more information. a number of hurdles. The restoration of Director, Bay Area Ridge Trail Council; Rodeo Creek was one of them, which Ted Radke, Ward 7 Board Member, entailed contouring the creek banks and East Bay Regional Park District; Kathy planting 10,000 native plants for erosion Hoffman, Senior Field Representative control. Access for emergency vehicles for Congressman George Miller; and as well as visitors necessitated a new, Brian Hooker, Field Representative for 156-foot steel bridge. Added amenities Congressman John Garamendi. include a staging area, picnic facilities The speakers also included our and interpretive information. Another partners in the construction: Ken highlight is the 3.5 miles of enchanting Burgess, General Contractor Project trails, built in part by volunteers Manager for Overaa Construction; Drew during a weekend of hard work led by Goetting, Principal & Founding Partner Volunteers for Outdoor California. for Restoration Design Group; Doug Guests at the dedication were Hanford, Founder, Hanford ARC; Lloyd treated to a variety of docent-led hikes Carone, Founder, Carone and Company and carriage rides provided by Access Inc; and Cathy Moyer, Executive Adventure. Befitting such an event, Director and Founder, Volunteers for an impressive array of speakers shared Outdoor California. their thoughts on the significance of the To plan your Fernandez Ranch excursion, accomplishment, including: Tina Batt, visit www.muirheritagelandtrust.org and Bay Area Program Manager, California select “Activities” to download a Fernandez Rangeland Trust; Jim Fernandez Ranch brochure and trail guide. on behalf of the Fernandez Family; 4 m u i r H e r i t A G e L A n d t ru s t H o r i zo n s L and & c oMMunity s t e WA r d s H i p s At u r dAy Volunteers enjoyed a beautiful day on and mulched the native plant restoration Sky Ranch March 20th assisting with Land area near the Sky Ranch pond. All ages Trust stewardship projects. Participants enjoyed caring for the land as they learned groomed the Tina Batt Trail and weeded more about local resources. WALk on tHe WiLd side Wildlife Biologist Jerry Roe and about local wildlife. Jerry and the students Environmental Studies Academy students showed participants non-invasive camera led a tour of Sky Ranch on April 24th. traps placed on the property and shared Students have been conducting wildlife computer images and data of animals monitoring studies both on Fernandez living on Land Trust properties. Ranch and Sky Ranch to learn more A u t u m n C e L e B r At i o n V oLunteer A WArd W inners On November 3rd, Land Trust Athayde, art by local landscape painter, Many thanks to those who received supporters came together to celebrate the Tom Taneyhill and the Annual Volunteer awards for their dedicated service at our season and MHLT’s 2010 accomplishments Awards. Land Trust staff and community annual Autumn Celebration events. at the Lafayette Library and Learning partners made presentations about the 2010 Center. A capacity audience enjoyed Acalanes Ridge Acquisition Project, Doug McConnell wine, appetizers, beautiful music by Bob Franklin Canyon & Fernandez Ranch. Community Outreach Charles Lewis IV Thanks to Our Very Generous Event Sponsors: Overaa Construction and Sainstbury Vineyards Public Access Diane Coventry Environmental Education Nancy Millick Environmental Education 2009 Janet Dalen Organizational Support Jerry Roe Environmental Education Bill Weiner Stewardship m u i r H e r i t A G e L A n d t ru s t Hor izons 5 Fresh Aire Affaire Gala Master of Ceremonies, Doug McConnell and more than 300 Land Trust supporters joined together on August 14th to celebrate and raise funds at the Mansion and Estate of the John Muir National Historic Site. Guests enjoyed specialty cocktails, a gourmet extravaganza, beautiful music with Bob Athayde & Friends and an exciting live auction with John Pereira. Two major gifts were presented at the event for the Acalanes Ridge Acquisition Project. The Land Trust received $20,000 from the Seaborg Open Space Fund and $30,000 from the Walnut Creek Open Space Foundation. We are extremely grateful to these organizations for such amazing support to save local wild lands! Many Thanks to Our Fabulous gaLa c oMMittee Kim & Jerry Overaa, Co-Chairs Carrie & Kelly Barlow Eddie & Yoshimi Downer Mike Gilson & Cathy Blake Kara & Gary Gragg Photos: Paul Garber Norm & Janet Pease Jerry & Linda Wendt tHanks t o o ur g enerous s Ponsors. o ur e vent W as a g reat s uccess B ecause o f you! Restoration Design Group Contra Costa Building and Construction Trades Council Clark & Amara Morrison 6 m u i r H e r i t A G e L A n d t ru s t H o r i zo n s M HLT D ONORS MHLT wishes to express its sincere appreciation to the following donors for their generous gifts. July 2009 - June 2010 (partial list) Ed and Dawn Roth Guy and Diane Atwood Bill Bicker Richard and Gayle Buxton Gaile Bronson Russ Jean Autrey Janet Bindas Madelyn Byron B ENEFACTORS Roger and Jeane Samuelsen R. Mitch and Carolyn Avalon Bob and Sarah Birkeland Jeanne Mary Cabral (More than $25,000) Shell Oil Products USA Patricia Avalos Sandra Bishop Muriel Cabral W. Dirk Sikkema and Linda Young Diane Aven Andrea Blachman Roger Cain Anonymous Richard and Sharon Smith Miriam Awenius George and Jean Blackmore Valarie Ann Caldwell Anonymous Charles and Muriel Sonne Teiko Ayers Jerry and Floy Blair Catherine Cale California State Coastal Conservancy Judith Ann Stadler-Lothrop David Azevedo Barbara Blake David L. and Susann Calkins City of Hercules Harold and Diane Steuber John Baas Hadley and Mary Anne Bland Angela Call East Bay Regional Park District Donald and Gail Stock Jay and Beverly Babcock Anne Blandin Stanely and Donna Callon The San Francisco Foundation Lou and Marilyn Stoddard+ William and Janice Bacigalupi C. Jean and William Blaser Car Donation Services, Inc. State of California - The Resources Agency Scott and Ginger Tandy Jean Backeberg Robert and Marie Blits Donna Jeanne Card-Cockburn Telfer Oil Company Aaron Baggs Dawn Block Margaret Cardoza P ATRONS Tesoro Refining & Marketing Co. Kathleen and Roy Bailey Margaret Bloisa Melvin and Mae Carlson The Dow Chemical Company Kathleen Baird Carolyn Blowe Diana Carlton ($10,000 - $24,999) The Mechanics Bank Lucille Baker Nancy and Peter Bluford Carmelo and Alicia Carone The Morrison & Foerster Foundation Raymond and Patricia Baker Elsie Boarman Andrew Carota Anonymous Union Bank Foundation Barbara Balbi Jackie and Richard Bobrosky Mr. and Mrs. Sal Carson Ann and Robert Cormack+ Valero Benicia Refinery Julie Ballard Elizabeth Boehm Margaret Carter Ronald and Rosemary Clendenen Donn and Tracy Walklet+ Celia Baller Burt Bogardus Phyllis Carvalho Kay Cox and Paul Craig+ Anna Wolf Mary Balog Gary Bogue Tracey and Vincent Casey Firedoll Foundation Thurston Womack and Charlotte Cranmer Ray Bambha Polly Boissevain Elizabeth May Cash Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Mark and Karen Zemelman Thurman and Grace Bane Jack and Barbara Bontemps Eva Marie Cassell Mendelson Family Fund Christine Bara Art Bonwell Alice Castellanos Mark and Anne Wilson+ Paul Barale and Katheryn Kenworthy Joan Booty Laura Castellanos D ONORS Katherine Barde Tracy Borden Katherine Castro M AJOR D ONORS (up to $999) Cynthia Barden Brooke Bovo Sharon and Ed Castro ($1,000 - $9,999) Levi and Katherine Barger Bovo-Tighe, LLC Roger and Carla Caswell A & W Industries Kathleen Barnett Stewart Bowers Raymond and Karen Cauayani* John and Cheryl Abel Janet and Ross Abbott Shirley Barnum Bill and Wendy Boyer* Laurence Caughlan Anonymous Linda Abe Rose Barquist Azlyn Boyle Joseph Cavaness Carol Baier Betty Abramson Nora Barr Roy and Karen Brandreth Phyllis and Harvey Ceaser Tina Batt Susan Aceves Michael Barry Richard and Christine Braunlich Bob and Donna Cerri Lenore and Aaron Bezzerides Denise Acker Pamela and Gerald Barry James and Christa Brazier David Chalk Big R Bridge Judy Adams Barbara Barsanti Carolyn and Richard Brear Marie Chan C & H Sugar Company, Inc. Karen Adams James and Phyllis Barthman Martha Breed June Chandler C. Overaa & Co. Seth Adams Monique Barton Larkin Breed, Jr. Ann Chaney Patrick and Shirley Campbell Vercella and Edward Aguilar Ron and Sue Bass Elaine Brennan Margaret Chapel Carone & Company, Inc. Lisa Aguirre Brian and Anna Bates Lou Briggs Connie Chapman Gordon Chamberlain Terry Airaudi Mona N. and Robert Batt Lily Briles Duane and Darlene Chapman Chevron Products Company Silvia Akinaga Barbara Baxter Carol Brinkerhoff Lloyd and Frances Chapman Louise Clark Eva and Vilis Akmentins* Robert Beach Donna Britton Serge F.M. Chaumette ConocoPhillips Richard and Marjorie Albert Charles Beaman Linda Brockway Vikki Chavez Janet and William Cronk Howard and Billie Albrethsen Martha Beames Jennifer Brodie Philip Chernin Joffa and Ellen Dale Agnes Alden Audrey Beck Jane Brogna Brian and Sara Cherry Patricia Derickson Hugh and Barbara Alderdice Elaine and Mervyn Becker* Kurt Brombacher Francie and Eugene Chiara Edward and Yoshimi Downer Dariel and Ken Alexander Sarah Beecroft Barbara Bronken Nancy Christensen Linus and Stephanie Eukel James and Elsie Allen Don and Joan Beerline Dorothy Brookover Priscilla Christensen Ken and Martha Fischer John Allen Diane Beeson Allynee Brown N.A. Christin Jim and Mary Ann Gaebe Pege Kramer and Thomas Amann Richard and Linda Beidleman Dorothy Brown Susan Chwistek Jayme D. Gallagher and Leonard Goldman Elaine Ames Dena Belinkoff and Sol Feldman* Judith Brown Kathleen Cichanowski Kenneth and Gay Gerlack Lovie Amos DeRoyce and Linda Bell Lois Brown Cece Cimino Dana Grisham Melanie Andersen Thomas and Mary Bell* Lynne and George Brown Harvey and Donna Clar Janice and David Hammond Burt Anderson Frank and Joanne Bellecci Robert and Pat Brown James and Margaret Clardy Hanford ARC Carol Anderson Anne and Jack Belvedere Stephen Brown Betty Clark Larry Hanson Catherine Anderson Evelyn Bencini Erik Bruce Duane Clark Patricia Harris E.P. Anderson Arlene Benigni Erasimo and Lory Bruno Julie Clark James Haynes Janice Anderson Lesley Benn Linda Bryant Margaret and Cooper Clark Russ and Kathy Heath John Anderson* Edward and Mildred Bennett William Buchanan Monica Clark Eliot and Mary Hudson Joyce Anderson Kathleen Bennett* Gwendolyn Buchholz Cameron Clarke and Ellen Visser Michael and Elizabeth Mallonee+ Twila Anderson Susan Bennett Marykay Buckley Edmund Clausen Clark and Amara Morrison John and Anna Andrews Susan and Jay Bennett Nicola Budd Timothy Cleere NECA/IBEW Local 392 Paul and Hanako Andrews Virginia and Stewart Bennetts Beth Buggs Richard Cleereman Louise and Steve Noroian Carl and Sharon Anduri John and Lucia Bennhoff Bev and Bob Buhnerkempe Donald and Diane Clements Jerry and Kim Overaa Mary and Norman Anduza Gregory and Regina Benz Khoi Bui Louise and Charles Cline Lawrence M. and Susan Hattori Oyama Karla and Martin Angle Eva Berek Bob and Mary Burchard Francine and Raymond Cloutier Don and Sheila Pallotta Anonymous Hans and Gail Berg Virginia Burgess Steve Cloutier Norman and Janet Pease Jeff and Jennifer Apkarian Katherine and Marc Berger* Holly and Buddy Burke Roy Coats Lawrence E. and Mary Peirano Jay and Janet Popesco Archibald Rosalind Berger Marti Burke Ken Coburn Brad and Trish Piatt Dimitris and Luz Argyriou Holger Berthelsen Jean Burnett Marshall and Ann Cochrane Plumbers & Steamfitters Local Union No. 159 Nancy Arkwright Doris Bertoni Pamela Burns and William Edick Gerald Cockrill, CPA Praxair, Inc. Carol Arnold Dale and Joanne Berven Harriet Burt Chris Codding Ted and Kathy Radke Steve and Joyce Arnon Edward and Linda Best Sherida Bush and Timothy Platt Colin and Mila Coffey Paul Radosevich and Elise Thomas Kate Ashley Beth Hansen Paralegal Services Dennis Butkowski Mitch Coffman Gary and Lauren Ranz Patricia Ashley Bruce and Sandra Beyaert Dorothy Butterfield Joyce Cohen Restoration Design Group Robert Aston+ Duane and Georgina Beyer Katherine and Russell Button Mitchell Cohen William G. Robinson Don and Vieda Athanacio Audrey Bible A. J. Buxton m u i r H e r i t A G e L A n d t ru s t Hor izons 7 M HLT D ONORS Harley Colbert Vivian and Dario Devincenzi Paul and Fernanda Ferrara Patricia Gleason Leslie Haydel Peter and Susan Colby Robert and Kimberly DeVries Jean Ferreira John Goins Joyce Hayes George Coles Donna Dewitt James and Katherine Ferris R. Stanley Goldman Melinda Hayes Patricia Collins Sean Dexter Susan Ferro Madeline Gomes Michael Hayes Paulette Collins Jon Dickson Joan Field Betsy and Bobby Gonzales Sally Hayward Ruth Collins Madge Dimmick Lucille Finch Mark Goodenough Gerry and Roger Heath Donald and Barbara Colvin Beatrice Dimpfl Willard and Ann Fine Diane and Howard Goodrich Jacqueline Heath Elwood Cone Stephanie and Thomas DiPalma Geoffrey Fink Peter and Laurie Goodwin Brad and Judy Heckman Maria Banuelos Connell Dee Djajadi Craig and Leslie Finta Sara Goolsby Ed and Sherill Hecock Frank Conners Eric and Karoline Doberenz Ken and Martha Fischer Mary and Gillette Gordon Al and Patty Telfer Hector Contra Costa Hills Club Ora Dobin Carol Fisher Timothy Gordon Carolyn Hedgecock Gregory Cook Marilyn Dodds Anthony Fisher and Margaret Bentson Jeremey Gorman Sherrill and Ellsworth Hedman Jan Rae Cook Jean Dominguez Sue Fisher Jones Lisa Gorrell Claudia and Scott Hein Jennifer Cook Maralyn Dorcey Vicki Flickinger Nancy and Mark Gorrell Khin and Krystal Hein Karen Cook Shirley and Gary Dornan Nina and Michael Fluss Maria Gounaris Adele Heinz Michael and Jeffra Cook Vivian Dorsch, MD Barbara Fogerson Maria Grabowski Ronald and Harriette Henrickson Joanne Cooke Dorothy Dorsett Ralph Foltz Doris Graesser Kelly Hensley - Williams Donna and Gary Cooper Marilyn Dorsey Dr. Wayne and Joanne Fong Ann Graf Terri Hernandez Marilyn Cooper Charles and Sarah Doster Jane Fontius Bill and Diana Granados Cal and Lani Herrmann William Cooper and Susan Horn Margaret Dowd Larry Ford Bonita Granlund Daniel Hersh Douglas and Rosemary Corbin Hazel and Russell Dowling Dubose Forrest Janet Grant Cheryl Hess Alison Cormack and Tom Kuhnle Marika Dragotti Christopher Forrest and Manisha Ojha John Gravell Janet Hewins Patricia Corr Ann Drewry Clifford and Billie Fortner Helen Graziano Harlan Heydon Nancy Corser Janet and David Drumm Brett and Marguerite Foster Eugenia Greene Sharon Hicks Dr. Guy and Elizabeth Corynen Mary Dubitzky Jean and Donald Foster Lisa Gregersen Christina and Norman Higashi Kenneth Cossart Linda and Duane Duchscherer Margaret Fouda Pearl Gregersen Barbara Hill Janice Costella Dora Page Duran Ruthann Frank Marjorie Grennan David and Barbara Hill Ralph Cotter, Jr. Mildred Dusha Deanne Fredericks Patricia Gridley Diane Hill Marc and Diane Coventry Diane Dyke Steven and Meg Freedman Richard and Laurie Griffee William and Mildred Hill Charles and Virginia Cowden Rita Marie Dykes Elizabeth Frei Tanja Griffin Iris Hillman Roger Craig Don Eacker Harold and Wilma Frey Sheila Grilli Jeanne Hilson Veronica Crane Kathryn Eaton Craig Frieders Sarah Gross Beatrice Hilton Keith Craven Jane Ebe Gary and Ruth Friedman Paul and Mary Grunland Betty Hinz Patricia Cripe Beverly Edwards Deborah Friedman DVM Rich and W. 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Michael Hoversten Pamela Deas and Ralph Rader Chris and Allison Farnitano Susan Gerson Michael Harris Judith Howard John Deeming Geraldine and Alan Farrell Linda Giacobazzi Pat Harris Michael and Malvine Howard Debbie and Frank DeFreitas Martin and Julia Faulkner Mary Gibbons and John Coakley Grace and Peter Hartdegen Georgette Howington Dolores Del-Cerro Ann Mari Faut Gale and Barbara Gifford Marjorie Harter Irja Howton David and Gloria Delgado Gary and Laura Febus Linda Gilbert Alfred and Marian Harvey Jane Hufft Tim and Nancy Schley Delgado Sonya Fecho Verla Gillikin Victoria Harvey Carol Huhn Pamela Della Carol Federighi Masa Gin Steve Harvey and Pamela Seifert Clara Huillade Steve and Lisa Dell’Anno William and Lydia Feng Vanessa Girard Gayle Hasley Allan and Evelyn Humphrey Shirley Demartis Pat and Saul Ferdan Paul Glad Mary Hasson Jeanette Huneke Howard and Leilani Denn Ginny Fereira Roger Glafke Karl Haug David Hunger and Hwi Ling Ng George Denney Sheri Ferguson Judith Glas Powell Mary and Charles Haupt Denis and Cathy Huston+ Paul and Charla Detjens Jane Fernandez Ellen Glasser Sally Hauser Mary Hutchcraft John and Charron DeVilliers Anna Ferragallo Kathy Gleason Lillian Fujii and Steven Hayashi Steve and June Hutchcraft+ 8 m u i r H e r i t A G e L A n d t ru s t H o r i zo n s M HLT D ONORS Patricia Hutchins Dana and Mary Kilgore Delia and Kai Lee Jo Ellen Marcotte Patricia Miller Anina Hutchison Richard Kilker Myron Lee Linda Margulies Ruthanne Miller Ronell and Leonard Ialeggio Gregory Killam John and Pamela Leggett Joe Mariotti, MD Stephen and Nancy Miller Cathy Ivers Carolyn Kilmer Mary and Bud Lembke* Valerie Mark Carrol Mills Dorothy Jacklin Matty Kilpatrick Margarito V. Leon Helen and Donald Marlow Claudette Mills Dorothy Jackson Caroline Kim Sarah Leonard Virginia Marques B. Min Phred and Elaine Jackson Rita and Dong Kim Renick and Mary Leoni Cassandra Marrone Barbara Minneman Robert Jackson Helen Kimball Ernest Leopold Richard and Kathleen Marshall Mary Minor William and Rosemarie Jackson Marilyn and Joseph Kimble Barbara Levander David and Marilyn Martin Aiko and Bob Mitchel Lauren Jacober Nina Kindblad Patti Lew Howard and Barbara Martin Malcolm Mitchell Carol Jacobs* Palma Kinder John and Florence Lewis Michael and Amy Martin Monica Mitchell Annie Jacobsen Joseph and Betty King Glen Lewis and Martha Joseph Socorro Martinez Mitch-Stuart, Inc Helena and Lars Jacobsen Marian King Charles and Elizabeth Lewis IV Catherine Martini Fred and Jean Mock Robert Jacobsen Phyllis King Anne Libbin* Joyce Mason Terri Mockler Bern and Nancy Jacobson Robert and Dixie King Kay Lilja Louise Massante* Angeline Moeller Donald Jacobson Steven Kirby Stuart and Mary Beth Lilly Fred Massell Earle and Sandra Moeller Toris Jaeger Glenn Kirby and Ro Aguilar Anna Marie Lindner Joan Massey Ann Moldenschardt Muriel Jameyson Norman Kirshen Richard Lindsey Stephen and Holly Massey Lorna Moniz Sharon Jandik L. Patricia Kite Richard and Charlotte Liniger Darcy Mathews Rey and Ray Monson Martin and Mary Anna Jansen David and Lynda Klapprott Dr. Richard and Anna Marrie Lininger Margaret Mathias Carla and George Moore Eleanor Jardine George Kleeman PatriciaLipsey Gregory and Valerie Matonis Flo Moore Thomas Jenckes Phyllis Klein Llinda Lipson Dennis and Elaine Matthies Karren Moore Barbara Jennings Delma Kline Vera Lis Sherrill Mattson Elizabeth Morais* Carol Jennings Ron Kline Marjorie Litz Ellen Maurer Beata Morena Roy and Melinda Jensen Kathleen Klipera Edith and William Locher Donna Mazaika Albert and Jerry Anne Morris Tara Jensen Al and Ruth Klobas LInda Locke Joyce and John Mc Intyre Jean Morris Margaret Jesseph Frank and Jan Klobas Joy Lofdahl Jean McBride Toni Morris David Jesson Stanley and Dawn Klosinski Marilyn Logan Anne McCabe Dolores Morrison Violet Jew Linda and Bob Kluber Patricia Lohman Gene and Deborah McCabe Richard Morrison Marlene and Jerry Jobaris Laurene Knedlik Carol Lokke Judith and Lindsay McCall Sharron Morrison Carole Jobe Doris Knowlton Brandy Lokken Donna McCarty Elizabeth Morten Farol Johnson Sallie Knowlton Bill and Tieli Long David McCauley Russ and Jean Morth Frank Johnson Helen Knudson Laura Loper Lorraine McCausland Betty Morton Fred and Doris Johnson Werner Koellner Shirlee Loret Lois McCleary Shereen Motarjemi Gailyn Johnson Therese Konz Saundra and Robert Lormand Robert McCormick Mary Moulton Robert E. Johnson Gregg and Anne Korbin Kathleen Loss Robert McCrae Mount Diablo Group, Sierra Club Steve and Carol Johnson Adri Kouwenhoven Carol and Hal Louchheim Kathleen and Richard McCrite Virginia Mouw Georganna Johnston Susan Kovacevic Barbara Lowell Arlene and Alan McCulloch Margaret Mowery Gun Johnston Kathy Kozak Sally Lowery Stuart and Barbara McCullough* Joan Mueller Kevin and Joan Johnston Ralph and Carolyn Kraetsch J. Ludwig Alice McDevitt Shelley Mueller Thelma Johnston Arlene Krager Janet Luhmann Robert and Edith Ann McDougald Constance Muir Adelheid Jones Christa and Harold Krick, Jr. J. Rockne Luna Helene & Mark McElyea Pat Mulholland-Beecroft Ima Anita Jones Sheila Krishnaswamy Margaret Luna Jack and Nancy McFarland April Mulqueen Jacqueline Jones* Frances Krug Norm and Christy Lundberg Andrea and Michael McGill Jean and Joseph Mulroy Kathleen and David Jones Rolf and Irmgard Krumbiegel Sandra Lura* Lisa McGraw Alice and David Munger Mary-Ellen Jones Wally Kubicek* David and Juanita Luther Maureen McGuire Paul Muniz Richard Davis and Sandra Jones Nancy Kuchins Deborah Lutz Adele McHale Joyce Munson Eric and Constance Jorgensen Donald and Charlotte Kuehne Barbara and Theodore Lynch Ancilla and Don McKenzie Robert and Suzanne Murillo Laury Joseph and Doug Rowe Barbara Kuklewicz James and Shirley Lynch Jo Anne McKinney Kevin and Debi Murphy Linda and John Judd Heinz and Anneliese Kurz Kathleen Lynch Rose McKinnon Catherine Murray* Junior Garden Club of Orinda Robert Kuykendall Luita Lynch Judy McKissack James Murray Carol Jurasin Steven and Rose Marie Lachman Nancy Lynn Elisabeth McKnight Carole Muth Elizabeth Kackman Kathleen LaCross Alice Lynn-Wilkinson Ernestine McLaughlin Ellis and Rose-Mary Myers David and Lois Kail Elizabeth Ladouceur Lennis Lyon Darlene and Richard McLean Katherine Myskowski Kaiser Permanente Catherine Lafaye-Scott Peggy and Craig Lyon Judy McLouth Sylvia Nachlinger Karen and George Kalvass Gloria Laird Lillian Mac Lean Virginia McMenemy Rita and Richard Nahm Ann Marie Kaplan Robin Lake Bonnie Macbride Shirley McPheeters Arthur Nakashima T. Kapsar Gordon and Lynn Lakso Launa MacCarthy John and Diane Meade Patricia Nargang Donna Karbach Kristan Lamb Rennett MacIntyre Judith Mears Barbara and Bradford Nash Fonda Karelitz* Ormond Lamson Don MacPhee Kathleen Medeiros Doris Nattinger Kellie Karkanen Antoinette Landis Patricia Macsata Laura Meeks L. Pat Neller Lois Kary Don and Joyce Lane Maria Magdaleno Michelle and Rolf Mehlhorn Howard and Dorothy Nelson Steven Kaspar James and Beverly Lane Gloria Magee Lynn Meisch Marygail Nelson Jeanette Kattlemann Carol Lane and Larry Bradley Betty Maggiora Grete Meiter James and Catherine Nemechek Diane Kauffman Dorothy Lang Julie Magilen Diane Melvin Edwin and Kathy Nesmith Richard Kawin Roger and Sue Lang Margaret Magyary Rick Mena Edith and William Nettleton Penny Kayano Laurie Langford Judith Ann Mahan Mike and Jamie Menasco Helen Newman Yvonne Keel Peter and Early Langley Karen Majors Elaine Merrill Lynn Nieberding Phyllis Kelleher Matt and Caron Larkin Anne Malamud Ina and Roy Merrill Rosanne Nieto Dr. Robert and Patsy Kennedy Jeri and Steven Larsen Cathy Malkin and George Currea Donna Merritt Barbara Nissen Jim and Janet Kennedy Virginia Larsen Elaine Malone Robert and Robin Merritt Jean and Louis Nobbe Maya Kennedy Joanna Larson M. G. Mammon Shawn and Matthew Mesa David and Ellen Noller Sally Kennedy Don and Gladys Laston Janet Mangini Mary Jo Metzger Pamela and Dean Norgaard Jack and Annie Kenny Ron and Paula Lathrop David and Denise Manner Colton Meyer Barbara Norris Heidrun Kessler Melissa & Stephen Lawton Jon and Kimberly Marangoni Donna Mickleson Donna Northway Marilyn and Stephen Kestler Ettore Leale Ellin Marcellus Adeline Miller Larry and Linda Nunnally John Kiefer Brian and Susan Lee Janice Marcisisin Daphne Miller Mary Jane Obrien m u i r H e r i t A G e L A n d t ru s t Hor izons 9 M HLT D ONORS Pat O’Brien Beth Pforr Lisa and Scott Robinson Robert and Michele Sheehan Tom and Karen Sturges George Ochikubo, DDS Alice Philipson Mardy Robinson Joanne and William Sherrard David and Linda Sturgis Nancy O’Connell Merry Phillips Sarah and Jeffrey Robinson Jeff and Tina Sherwin Bonnie Sublett Charles S. O’Connor Jean Phinney Aldo and Irena Rocca Richard and Midori Shiraishi Arlene Sullivan Jim and Yuriko Oda Linda Pierce Francine Roche A. and M. Shirazi Fred and Georgine Sullivan Rudolph and Margaret Oehm Cleone Pink Gael Rodgers Ronald and Karin Siemens Susan Sullivan Ray and Judy Ogata Christine Pirtz Muriel Rodrigues Rafael Siero Maura Sullivan and Mary Hamilton Mary and Woodruff Ogden Gisela Pitre Rachel Rodrigues Naty C. Sigurani Donna Sumner Iola O’Grady Jordan and Noreen Pitta June Rogers Janis Silberhorn Alan and DawnSurges Kinuko Oiye Beatrice Pixa Deborah Rokeach Richard Silbert George and Anna Sutherland Grace Oki Spencer Platt Janet Romine Cindy and Thomas Silva Terry and Corinne Sutherland Morris Older Maureen Plimier Marion Rood Erma and Elmer Silva John and Elouise Sutter Jean & Dale Olds Anthony Poggio, DPM, MS Carlos Rose Judith Silva Donald and Lavinia Swain Margaret Oliver Bernice Poli Jeffrey and Carole Mukai Rose Mervyn and Deborah Silverman Everette Swan John and Dianne Ollila Zeta Poli Joyce Rosenfield Patricia Silverstein Patricia Swanson Lois Olmstead Karen and John Pontrelli Barbara Rothway Katherine Silvey Stuart Swanson M. D. and R. P. Olowin Ruth Poole Rosalie Rowsey Elizabeth Simmonds Sherry Swartout Charles and Anne Olsen Patricia Porter John Rudolph Reta and Duane Simmons Martha Swatek Carol Olson Lorraine and Warren Possin Jim and Sonya Runyan Robert Simmons Robert and Jean Sweeney Harold and Marie Olson* Ellen Potthoff DC, ND Warren and Carole Rupf* Kathryn Simoni Rand and Barbie Swenson William O’Malley Jill Powell Floyd Rupp L. Jeanne Simons Joseph Swicegood William and Kay O’Neil Loann Powell Virginia Russ Barry and Theresa Sims Catherine Syversen Royce Ong Genevieve Power Mary Russell Laurel Singer Thomas Taba Orinda Cruises & Tours Robert and Jeannie Power Robert Rust Igor and Shirley Skaredoff Norma and William Tabler Frances Orput Helene and Roy Powlan Elisabeth Rutter Barbara and John Skidmore Gene and Judy Taggart Timothy Ory Eleanor Pozzesi Judith Ryan Fern and Roger Skowlund Deborah Talebi Lorraine Osborn Audrey Pratt* Madeline Sabo-Jackson Elizabeth and Thomas Slate Margaret Talt Elizabeth O’Shea Barbara Pratt John Sadowsky and Connie Fischer Dana Slauson William and Elizabeth Tanner Mary Ostrander Colleen Prawicki David and Shari Safianoff W. L. and Evelyn Slessinger Ria Tanz Kubota Esther Oswalt Michael and Rita Press Patricia Sagenkahn Nan Smekofske Richard and Colleen Tapia Mary Ann O’Toole Richard and Patricia Pribyl Jan Sanderson Barbara and William Smith Kimberly Tarman* Dr. Joseph and Debbie Ovick Albert Price Teri Sandholdt Caroline Smith Chris Tarp Carl and Cora Owens Carol Pritchard-Martinez Christine Sandoval Gary Smith Margaret Tarp-Watchers Daniel Owens Nora Privitera Barbara and Richard Sandow Holland Smith Teris Taskey Betty Owiecki Barbara Profe Barbara Sanford Jeanette and Harley Smith Geraldine Tavis Ruth Paglierani Penelope Profumo Martha Sanford Joanne and Gregory Smith Donna Taylor Momii Palapaz Geraldine and Charles Pugh Lawrence and Elaine Santone David Smith and Theresa Blair Sheryl Taylor E. Palmer Elizabeth Pun Glendoris Sargent Nilda Smyth Stephen Taylor Sally Palmer Geneva Purvis Nancy Sasser Mildred Snelson Virginia Tebelskis Susan Palo Alice Quadros Sheila Saxby* Carol Soc Dennis & Sally Teeguarden Roberta Palumbo and Arlene Woehl Ming Quong Jean Scanlon Soroptimist International of Diablo Vista Bruce Teel and JoAnne Dunec Christopher and Margaret Panton Rosalind Raab William Schaefer Bernice Sotelo Art Tenbrink, MS, MFT Donald G. and Mary Ann Parachini Dylan Radke Joan and Wilhelm Schaeffler Ricardo and Maria Spampinato Ann Thatcher Diane Pardee Phil Radlick Roberta and Timothy Schane Robert Sparrow Maria Theren Beth Pardieck Ted Radosevich and Stephanie Smith Mark and Leslie Schillinger Carol and George Spindler Reba Thoele Gene and Martin Parese Charleen Raines Walter and Beverly Schlehuber Elizabeth and Keith Spooner Herbert and Marcia Thomas Edward and Marcia Parham A. John and Susan Randazzo Paul Schmidt Richard and June St. John Jeanne Thomas Kathleen Parker Zandra Raphael Lorilei Schneider* Fred and Esther Stabell Joann Thomas Roger and Jo Ann Parkinson Jeane and Jim Rashe’ A.C. Schoch Mary Alice and Joe Stadum Joe Thomas Mary Jean Parton Ken and Marilyn Rasler Alice Schofield Deborah Standring Carol and Harley Thompson Doreen Pasco Irene Ratti* Frieda Schonach Donna Stanley Marlene Thompson Mei-Ling Pastor Donald and Daisy Ray Rob Schroder State Farm Companies Foundation Sandra and Lee Thompson Nancy and Thomas Patten* Marie Rea Eric Schroeder Vivian Stedinger Jeannie Thomson Joan Paul Virginia and Blake Reames Jacqueline and Jeff Schubert Margaret H. Steele Patricia Thorne Paul Palubicki Pool Services Evelyn Reed Elizabeth Schulz Donald and Beverly Steffen Kevin and Margaret Thorpe Nancy and Darrell Paulson Constance Regalia Virginia Schwab Jean Steffensen Sheldon and Vivian Thorson Lindsay and George Pavel Gwen Regalia Beverly Schwan Barbara Stein A. Thorwirth Johanna Payne Kay and Paul Regan Mary Schwartz Cherie and Philip Stephens Lisa Throolin Joyce Payne Jeanne Reid Theodore Sciacqua Janet Stephenson Patricia Thunen Mary Payne Jean Reilly Robert and Bonnie Scott Ann and Victor Steppan Herbert Thurman Anne-Lise Peachee Jeanne Remund Tiana Scott Susan and Maury Stern Marcus and Patricia Tibbetts Martha Pearsall Betty Renkert Wendy Scott Mr. and Mrs. B. Albert Stern, Jr. Gail Tieman Birgit Pearson Virginia Renwick Patricia Seals Barbara and James Stevens Judy Tillson Jan Pearson Tommiette Rey Kathleen and John Searles Ken and JoAnn Stevens Barbara Tilton Ron Peck and Molly Mullikin Brandy Reynolds Julie Seelen Caroline and Craig Stewart Tressa Tingley Cynthia Peete Ann Rheiner Al and Lois Seguin Jerry and Maryland Stewart David and Betty Jo Tittle Hildah Pemberton Donald and Phyllis Rice Helen Serio Lewis and Diane Stewart Kathryn Tobias Carol Penovich Helen Rice Jane and James Severns Susan Stewart* Jan Toepfer Thomas Pericola Robyn and Christopher Rice Richard and Ann Sexton Carol Stockbridge Linda Tomaselli* Doris Perillo Charles and Linda Rickenbacher Kay Seybert Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stoddard Laurence and Judith Tong Cyrle Perry Garrett Riegg Charles Shaddle Carol Stone Helen Tonti Richard Perry Lisa and Ron Rigge Joseph Shami George and Helene Strauss Linda Torgeson Thomas and Cynthia Peters Eileen Riley Kathleen Shannon Rita Streuli G. Torno Elaine and Michael Petersen Ronald and Amy Rizzo Bill & Jeanne Sharkey Ed and Georgette Stroebel Ed and Dee Totman Judith Petersen Marilyn Roach Linda Shaves Elen Helen Stuart George and Jeanne Townsend Donald Peterson Jane Roberts Kimberly Shaw Peter Stuart Robert Townsend and Pamela Turner Ellen and Allen Peterson Peter and Eileen Robertshaw Tom Shaw Jo Ann Stumpf Trails Club of Rossmoor Teri Peterson John and Pat Robertson Thomas and Valerie Sheaff Clark Sturges Simon and Patricia Trapani 10 m u i r H e r i t A G e L A n d t ru s t H o r i zo n s MHLT D ONORS Robert and Cherie Trautz Constance and Jack Wallace Jeannette Wise Don and Carolyn Yancey James and Janice Travis Gilbert and Linda Wallace Raymond and Dorothy Wison Debi Yeager Catherine Travlos Catherine Wallen* Howard Witt Owen Yeager Dick and Betty Tremaine Robert Walls Judy Wobleski Beverly Young Leslie Tremaine, LMFT William J. and Elizabeth Walsh Mary Wolfe Glenn Young Carol Tretten George and June Wasson Kalina and Robert Wong Margaret Young George Triano Rod and Bonnie Watkins Michael Wood and Mary Young* Marilyn Tribble Beryl Watson Birgit Hueglin-Wood Mary and Virgil Young Robert Trimingham Janice Watson Tracy Woodruff and William Clark Monica Youngquist Laura Trinies Rosa Watson Anne Woods Jane and Paul Yriberri David and Kristen Trisko Thomas S Watt Helene Woods Marilou Zahn Tracy and Anne Trotter Tommy and Annamarie Weatherton Stephanie Woods Flavia Zaro Nell Trundle* Dion Weaver Frank and Tania Woodward Victoria and Steven Zatkin* Joan Tryon Marlene Webber Mary Woollett Genevieve and William Gay Tsuma Emmylou Weber Elaine P. Worthington-Jackson Zavanelli Angela Tucker Yoshiko Weber Richard and Betty Wren Bette and Jon Zbasnik WeLcoMe Doris Tucker Thomas and Joann Tucker George Webster Laura Weeks Cindy Wright Francis and Mary Wright Victor and Pamela Zeid Eric Zell gLen LeWis Karen Turnbull Petal Turner Virginia Weightman Bonny Weil James and Cynthia Wright Elizabeth Wylie Roz Zinns Valerie Zito h Thomas and Mary Twist Bill Weiner Janet Ann Wyllie T.J. Zuiderhoek The Muir Heritage Land Trust Barbara Tyler Wilma Weinshelbaum Shirley Wynn Frances Zurilgen is pleased to announce the John and Paula Tyler Jeffrey Weiss Bessie and Lawrence Udell Else Welch appointment of longtime Gloria Uhl Mary Weldy i n k i n d d o nAt i o n s Stewardship Committee member Rachel Westlake and Bill Uhlman III Mary Well Glen Lewis as its new Open Space Laurie Umeh Jeffrey Wellemeyer Access Adventure OpenRoad.TV Ranger. In this position, Glen Caroline and Donald Underwood Nancy Wenninger Anton Schwartz Jazz Quartet Peet’s Coffee Gene Underwood Ann and Edward Wensel Archer Norris Pyramid Alehouse will help oversee the operation, Grace Underwood Edwin and Marie West Chandon Rotary International maintenance and preservation of Arliss and A.J. Ungar Carolyn and R. Thomas Westhoff Contra Costa Times Saintsbury Vineyards more than 2,000 acres of open Nadine Ustick Roger and Penny Westphal Diablo Magazine San Francisco Business Times Jim and Rita Utz Robert and Karen Wetherell space owned by the Muir Heritage Got Light? Savoy Events Ralph and Veronica Vaca Mark Whatley and Danuta Zaroda GLT Sign Solutions Starbuck’s Coffee Land Trust. Mr. Lewis comes to Dale and Diane Vaccarello Jeffrey and Nancy Wheeler Kiwanis International St. George Spirits us having recently retired from a Christopher Valle-Riestra David and Carol Whetstone National Park Service United Site Services successful 25-year career as Fire J. Frank and Edith Valle-Riestra Kay Whipp Paul Valle-Riestra Valley Jewelers David and Alan Whippy Captain with the Moraga Orinda Maxine Van Der Haeghen Priscilla Whitaker empLoyee mAtCHinG Gift proGrAms Fire Department. Prior to his work Letty Van Der Vegt Bernice White with the Fire Service, he was Evelyn Van Dreser Bill and Kendra White Chevron Humankind Matching Gift Program also employed as a Park Ranger Marta Van Loan and Barbara Hannafan James White Bank of America Charitable Foundation Linda Van Loon Jeanine White Bank of the West - Employee Giving Program with the East Bay Regional Park Darcy Van Valkenburgh Dorie Whitemore Tesoro Refining & Marketing Co. District. Glen is a 50-year resident Elizabeth Vanden Huevel Lou Ann Whitley IBM International Foundation of Martinez, California where Annette Vanderslice Helene Whitson Helen Vanwinkle Billie and Barry Whittaker he currently lives with his wife *Memorial Donation(s) + Current Member, MHLT Board of Directors Victor and Hasmig Vasgerdsian Victor and Ronna Widenbaum Martha, their daughter Kate and Susan Vega Holly Wieber f resH A ire A ffAire son Graham. He was educated in Monica Venables Tim and Meredith Wieland the Martinez Public School System, Maryann Venturi Janice and Paul Wilcox 2010 A uC tion d onors Diane and Frank Vervoort Jeanne Wilcox holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Steve and Wendy Vest Wild Birds Unlimited IndIvIduals Biological Sciences from California Brian and Sara Cherry Steve and June Hutchcraft Denise Vickers Eva Wilde Ann and Rob Cormack Cheryl Jennings State University at Sacramento S. J. Vincent Anne Wildermuth Sharon Vincent Donovan and Phyllis Wilgus Paul Craig and Kay Cox Jerry and Kim Overaa and is certified in a wide-range Joan Visser Jean and Conrad Wilgus Joffa and Ellen Dale Norm and Janet Pease of specialized technical training Ken and Martha Fischer Lou and Marilyn Stoddard F. Vital Jeri Wilgus Mary Ann and Jim Gaebe Wendy Tokuda relevant to his job responsibilities. Martin and Polina Vitz Valerie Wilgus In his spare time Glen enjoys Mike Gilson and Cathy Blake Mark and Anne Wilson Patricia Vogelenzang A. Kim and Sonja Wilkin Irene Vollbrecht Patricia Wilkinson Gary and Kara Gragg being active in a variety of hobbies Joyce Vollman-Hill Gary Willcuts and interests including carpentry, CompanIes & organIzatIons Maris and Daniel Von Behren Burlington Willes Artisan Bistro Orchard Nursery and Florist gardening, hiking, bicycling and Norine and John Vouri Kathleen Willett Berkeley Repertory Theatre Orinda Country Club kayaking. Please join the board Richard and Maxine Vrmeer James and Wendy Williams* Broadway Plaza Pacific Coast Farmers Penny and Jere Wade Judith Williams and staff of the Muir Heritage Diablo Theatre Company Market Association Polly and Curt Wade Margie Williams and Mark Anderson Flemming’s Prime Steakhouse Peet’s Coffee Land Trust in offering Glen Lewis Philip Waggoner Barbara Williamson French Garden Restaurant Renaissance Club Sport a warm welcome as our new Eleanor Wagnor Virginia Williamson Gelateria Naia Restoration Design Group Michael and Joyce Wahlig Dolores Williard Open Space Ranger. Hafner Vineyard Saintsbury Vineyard Niels and Elizabeth Waidtlow Ms. Willow Haute Stuff Bistro Scharffen Berger Chocolate Phyllis Wainwright Chris and Teri Wills Lawrence Hall of Science Savoy Events William and Susana Wainwright John and Bobbie Wilson Lemongrass Bistro Tiffany & Co. Beverly Walker Maggie and James Wilson Mitch-Stuart, Inc. UC Berkeley Art Museum David Walker Peter and Amelia Wilson OCSC Sailing Va de Vi Jean Walker and Marnix Van Ammers Velvia Wimmer Oakland Raiders Vine Hill Inn George and Marilyn Wall Rob Winn OpenRoad.TV Willows Theatre Company Harvey and Louise Wall George and Janet Winter m u i r H e r i t A G e L A n d t ru s t Hor izons 11 Nonprofit U.S. Postage PAID Martinez, CA Permit No. 189 P.O. Box 2452, Martinez CA 94553 ADDRESS SERVICE REQUESTED P R I N T E D O N R E C Y C L E D PA P E R GreAt Gifts tHAt support LoCAL WiLd LAnds For a donation of $100 or more: Photo: Stephen Joseph -OR- adoPt-an-acre on toM taneyHiLL acaLanes ridge fernandez rancH! signed arcHive QuaLity Print Recently opened to the public, this Local artist Tom Taneyhill spends many hours gorgeous 702-acre property is a popular exploring east bay hills as inspiration for his new place to explore. Your adoption will beautiful oil paintings. In recognition of your help support the Land Trust’s work as we donation, please accept a limited edition care for your precious wild lands. A great 12” x 16” archive quality print of his most gift idea! Adopt one or more acres in recent work on Acalanes Ridge. Print may also your or a loved one’s name. Receive adoption be framed at 11” x 14”. Shipping included. certificate(s) with your acre(s) highlighted and room to write a personal note. Shipping included. See envelope insert for donation form. Call Ellen Visser with any questions at 925-228-7152.