Bay Area Bountiful

Close Encounters of a Virtual Kind
Take a virtual journey to visit sheep, giraffe, goats, cheetahs, antelope, flamingos, lemurs, rhinoceros, zebra and other animals. Filmmaker Joshua Dylan Mellars talks with the animals' caretakers to find out how Bay Area organizations are protecting them and using virtual experiences to raise aware...
Bay Area Bountiful: COVID
On this edition of Bay Area Bountiful, we take a look at animals and the COVID Pandemic. First, we’ll explore how technology is bridging the gap between farms and visitors as the public practices social distancing. Then, we’ll focus on the Northern California Bat population, and why an increase in r...
Acterra at 50
On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, we survey the wide range of activities conducted by Acterra, a Palo Alto nonprofit that brings people together to create local solutions for a healthy planet. In the face of daunting environmental challenges, their science-based approach instills hope while b...
Pacific Beach Coalition
Pacific Beach Coalition is a growing community of ‘Earth Heroes’ teeming with passion for protecting and preserving the health of our ocean, beaches, wildlife, and coastal environment. They have created a model for sustainable environmental stewardship and kinship among all ages through advocacy, ed...
Environmental Volunteers
Environmental Volunteers believe that all children deserve to learn about the natural world through personal exploration, so they can become responsible stewards of the Earth. They believe that what children appreciate and love, they will protect. EV volunteers lead field trips and coordinate classr...
On this edition of Bay Area Bountiful, we’ll explore Sustainable Nonprofits. First, we’ll see how children are learning to protect the earth with the help of Environmental Volunteers. Then, we’ll visit a coastal stewardship organization engaging the community. And in its 50th year, a peninsula nonpr...

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