Author Archives: Amber Burke

  • Jesse Patterson

    Sustainability Superstar: Jesse Patterson

    The next North Lake Tahoe Sustainability Superstar in our series is Jesse Patterson, the Chief Strategy Officer at the League to Save Lake Tahoe, a crucial non-profit in the region doing great things to Keep Tahoe Blue. And make sure to check out the other superstars: Sherry McConkeyAmy BerryJeremy Jones All of these interviews were originally featured in Moonshine Ink…

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  • Science Expo 2017

    Sustainability Superstar: Heather Segale

    TERC Education and Outreach Director, Heather Segale. Last, but certainly not least, in our sustainability superstar series is Heather Segale, the Education & Outreach Director at the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center located in Incline Village. We want to thank all our superstars for their hard work and dedication to protecting and preserving North Lake Tahoe and bringing awareness…

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  • winter is in our hands

    Sustainability Superstar: Jeremy Jones

    Photo by Forest Woodward The next superstar in our series needs no introduction for those who follow action sports. Jeremy Jones, an accomplished professional snowboarder, is also an environmentalist and an entrepreneur. He has been featured in over fifty snowboard movies, founded his own snowboard production company, Jones Snowboards, and established the non-profit Protect Our Winters. Liz Bowling was able…

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  • Amy Berry

    Sustainability Superstar: Amy Berry

    Photo Credit: Wade Snider Continuing our series on North Lake Tahoe Sustainability Superstars, we'd like to introduce you to Amy Berry, CEO of the Tahoe Fund. Below is her interview with Liz Bowling which was originally featured in Moonshine Ink. The other interviews in the series can be found here: Sherry McConkey Amy Berry, CEO of the Tahoe Fund At…

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  • Sherry and her dog in Lake Tahoe

    Sustainability Superstar: Sherry McConkey

    The beauty of the crystal blue water of Lake Tahoe to the treelined mountains surrounding it can’t help but inspire an authentic connection with our environment and this majestic corner of the world. So it’s only natural that the magic of North Lake Tahoe has inspired many who call the region home to dive headfirst into efforts of sustainability, environmental…

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  • Women of winter Deirdra Walsh

    Women of Winter – Interview with Deirdra Walsh

    As we continue to highlight local women making history throughout the month of March, we’re reminded of their resilience and mindset. Meet Deirdra Walsh, president and general manager of Northstar California. Deirdra is one of eight women leading Vail’s portfolio of 37 resorts. A portion of this interview was originally featured in the November issue of Moonshine Ink, written by…

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  • Women of Winter – Interview with Michelle Parker

    Photo courtesy of Ming Poon Photography Our second blog in the Women’s History Month series highlights a conversation with Michelle Parker, a professional skier, photographer, musician, and advocate who grew up in Olympic Valley and credits the Sierra mountains for structuring her community and mindset. A portion of this interview was originally featured in the November issue of Moonshine Ink…

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  • Women of winter Kari skiing

    Women of Winter – Interview with Kari Brandt

    Photo by Jake Pollock, courtesy of Diamond Peak Ski Resort The women of North Lake Tahoe have carved out space in their respective industry and worked tirelessly to own the titles and credentials next to their name. In honor of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we want to celebrate the stories and lessons of four incredible North Lake Tahoe women…

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