In this episode JoJo talks with Sarah Altemus-Pope, Director of the Southern Willamette Forest Collaborative. They discuss how they are working with communities, businesses, and the Oregon Department of Forestry and The Forest Service to renew and revitalize our public lands.
Sarah went from smoke jumper to director of this diverse group of people to help preserve and sustain our natural resources. They talk about fire, preservation, and the amazing project that is the Rigdon Landscape!
You can watch this video for more details on that project.
In this episode, EugCast host Adam Wendt speaks with local entertainer Elliot Martinez about working during the pandemic and what comes next.
Elliot is the host of the Elliot Martinez Late night talk show, the Thirsty Thursdays Show on KWVA, and is the creator and host of the Mr. and Ms. Whiteaker pageants.
Some have taken to calling Elliot Mr. 3rd place because he has taken 3rd place in Eugene Weekly’s Best of Eugene in three separate categories, best bartender, radio show host, and writer. Elliot currently hosts an online trivia show called Quality Trivia and is also is available to host special trivia events.
In this episode, EugCast host Adam Wendt talks with Megan Shultz of MSH Consulting and 15th Night.
Megan talks about youth homelessness and her involvement in the 15th Night project.
15th Night is a youth-informed community movement to end youth homelessness by connecting existing resources and finding innovative ways to keep kids in school and off the streets. The project uses a collective impact model to support the health and well-being of youth who are homeless or at risk for homelessness by connecting and activating resources that exist in the Eugene community.
Megan has more than 20 years of management experience in the nonprofit sector. Her commitment to community service and helping those in need has been a central theme in her professional life. She was the Executive Director of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Lane County for 15 years before starting her consulting firm and leading the 15th Night project coordination.
You can find out more about 15th night and Megan by following these links: