Walking Water will be praying with Standing Rock on December 04th ….. with the waters and those who commit their lives to protecting them …..
Walking Water is a “fervent prayer and pioneering social action” that began last September in eastern California, continued last month, and will conclude in the fall of 2017. The “water” the participants are calling attention to is now mostly a memory, for the rivers and creeks of this Eastern Sierra valley were conscripted in the […]
Week one of Walking Water is complete, and today we closed our first cycle with gratitude, grief and joy for our water and world. As we walk through the Owens Valley, bearing witness to the land and water, meeting people from different facets of the complex web of local water issues, we keep aware of […]
“The New Water Paradigm is a paradigm of Natural Water Management. It results in a Global Action Plan of Regenerative Ecosystem and Climate Restoration which has been described by Michal Kravčik. It involves the mobilisation of millions of people in hundreds of thousands of decentralised water management projects worldwide. These diverse projects all have the […]
Brendan Clarke participated in Phase 1 of Walking Water both as walker and part of logistics team. Here is a personal account of some of his experiences walking along that path.
WATER IN THE WEST
The Owen’s Valley: Small Story Meets Big Story
I will begin with good news. Owen’s Valley is beautiful, and Los Angeles (LA) is […]
As we step fully into the preparations for Phase 2 of Walking Water it seems a good moment to evaluate and clarify what it is we are intending to do.
Over the last 4 years of gradually bringing Walking Water to life the pool of people responsible and holding its vision has grown tremendously. It is […]
Tracking the extensive issues that revolve around water in the Owens Valley can take on the feeling of preparing for a never-ending series of meetings followed by long hours studying and pondering reports and legal briefs and court decisions, and then working with others to determine how to send a clear message and develop effective […]
After two weeks of walking, from Saddleback Lake to the Bishop Paiute Tribe’s Cultural Center, roughly two dozen hearty souls and their mission, elevating awareness of water issues both globally and in California, were hosted to a meal and a panel discussion Thursday evening.
Activists from Europe to South Africa as well as Inyo and Mono […]
It has been an amazing first week of Walking Water!
Thirty-five pilgrims from around the world awoke on a beautiful clear morning at Cattleguard campground outside of Lee Vining, September 1st. We were joined by many from the local community for the opening ceremony, a strong time as a diverse crowd gathered in support of the […]
Today Ojai Foundation president Laura Whitney, together with 34 people from around the world, will walk ten miles of a 200-mile pilgrimage from Mono Lake to Owens Lake to raise awareness about California’s water problems and possible solutions. The three-week pilgrimage, called Walking Water, started Aug. 31 and will follow some of the natural and […]