“A Celebration of the Carmel River” was a true success and was described by many as a “spiritual experience.”
“This event was more than a celebration, it was a learning of new places and meeting of people with similar interests. The importance of ceremony was understood by allowing us to participate in them with our words and feelings about the river. The specific River focus was the highlight for me.” –Bob Schuh, Carmel Valley resident & hiking guru
“I really liked the music and poetry reading, and sharing our intentions.” —Lorin Letendre, President of the Carmel River Watershed Conservancy
“I felt fortunate to participate with everyone. The dream catcher was beautiful and the ceremonies, poetry readings and dancing were celebratory. Thank you.” —Nancy Bennett, local resident
“It was a beautiful way to spend an intimate Saturday of reflection…a soulful day” –Dayton Hughes, Director of Outreach & Employer Relations, Monterey Institute of International Studies
“It is amazing the energy of nature and creativity and of us all and the synergy of the group energy.
It was beautifully planned and well-orchestrated. Gratitude.” –Ellen Gannon, Sustainable Carmel member and nature enthusiast.