Santa Monica Mountains Package: Spend a day in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area with one of our NatureBridge educators. We will tailor the day to your interests, which can include a moderate or challenging hike, bird watching, or plant identification walk. So you can continue your outdoor exploration outside of your day with NatureBridge, we’re also throwing in a tent from REI, swag from Adventure 16, two stainless steel water bottles from Klean Kanteen, rock climbing lessons at Touchstone, a case of beer from 805 and Three Weavers, "The National Parks: An American Legacy" photo book by Ian Shive, and some fun NatureBridge swag. Take a beautiful piece of the mountains home while leaving no trace with a framed photo by G2 Gallery owner Daniel Gottlieb.
Thank you to our donors: Adventure 16, REI, 805 Beer, Three Weavers Brewing, Klean Kanteen, The G2 Gallery, Touchstone, Ian Shive
Channel Islands Package: Explore Channel Islands National Park, affectionately dubbed "the Galapagos of North America,” with an experienced NatureBridge educator. We will tailor the day to your interests - or you can explore on your own without us! This package includes two round trip ferry tickets to Santa Cruz Island (from the Ventura Harbor) courtesy of Island Packers, a kayaking package for two from Santa Barbara Adventure Company on Santa Cruz, two stainless steel water bottles from Klean Kanteen, "The National Parks: An American Legacy" photo book by Ian Shive, and some fun NatureBridge swag. After an exciting day on the Island, enjoy some time on land in beautiful Santa Barbara, including a one night stay at the Santa Barbara Inn, and certificates to Lure Fish House and Spencer Mackenzie’s.
Thank you to our donors: Island Packers, Santa Barbara Adventure Company, Klean Kanteen, Santa Barbara Inn, Lure Fish House, Spencer Mackenzie’s
Surf Package: Learn the basics or brush up in style. This package includes private surf lessons or week-long surf camp (including surf board and wetsuit rental) from Ventura Makos Surf Camp and two Hurley wetsuits (you can exchange for your correct size and color).
Thank you to our donors: Hurley, Makos Surf Camp
Stock the Bar Package: Thanks to our good friends at 805, Greenbar Distillery, Luli Wines, Rubinna and Tanner Dafoe, you will be serving delicious libations and sipping on cool brews for a long time! This package includes beer from 805, 5 bottles of wine from our wine sponsors, and 3 bottles of liquor from Greenbar Distillery. Also included are passes for two for a tour and tasting and a cocktail class at Greenbar in DTLA.
Thank you to our donors: 805, Luli Wines, Rubinna Winery, Tanner Dafoe, Greenbar Distillery
LA Activities and Adventures Package: Get moving and exploring with some of the most fun activities around Los Angeles, including yoga classes from Yoga Works, spin classes at SoulCycle, tickets to a UCLA football game, a private studio tour of the Disney lot, and a NatureBridge led hike in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Thank you to our donors: Katie Wong, Yoga Works, SoulCycle
College and Pro Basketball Package: Four VIP tickets to the Lakers game on January 3rd against Oklahoma City, an autographed photo of Lakers player Brandon Ingram, and 2 tickets to a UCLA basketball game on November 20th against Creighton University
Thank you to our donors: Katie Wong, Kevin Newman
Santa Monica Mountains Print "Transformation"from the NatureBridge + Studio Hinrich Art Series:
Designed by renowned artists (and sisters) Anna and Elena Balbusso, the original, signed, 40”x60” giclée print "Transformation" showcases the beauty of coexistence with native wildlife found in the Santa Monica Mountains. This one-of-a-kind print was created exclusively for NatureBridge.
Thank you to our
2017 Moving Mountains Sponsors:
Bird Development Group
City National Bank
Mar Vista Investment Partners
Mark Gordon Company
Thank you to our Host Committee:
Dan and Katrina Abrams
Anna and Ben Forkner
LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
David Szymanski, Superintendent, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
Thank you to our Event Committee:
Anna Berzins Forkner
Thank you to the Southern California Regional Board:
Kevin Newman, Chair
Anna Berzins Forkner
Seth F. Gilman
Geoffrey C. Given
Thank you to our In-Kind Donors:
Given and Company
Lure Fish House
Santa Barbara Inn
Santa Barbara Adventure Company
The G2 Gallery
Ventura Makos Surf Camp