The Fire of Hope

Felix Dowsley, Boys Program Director Let’s face it: the watershed will never be clean. At least, not with the way our species currently inhabits it. But the infinite tasks bring purpose to life. For me those are teaching, learning, exploring, and serving. As our students serve our watershed, they connect the place-based aspects of our…

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There Are No Grizzlies on the French Broad River

Felix Dowsley, Boys Program Director   I’m willing to bet that when middle school boys hear the word courage, they picture someone like Davy Crockett or Samuel L. Jackson wrestling a grizzly bear while parachuting from a burning airplane. That, at least, is the male model of courage most often held up for them to…

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