Rotary shares an interest in protecting our common legacy: the environment.

We are committed to supporting activities that strengthen the conservation and protection of natural resources, advance ecological sustainability, and foster harmony between communities and the environment. We empower communities to access grants and other resources, embrace local solutions, and spur innovation in an effort to address the causes and reduce the effects of climate change and environmental degradation.

Thank you for attending the April 28 webinar on Rotary’s new Area of Focus, Protecting the Environment. If you were unable to attend the webinar you can watch the video on Vimeo. The videos would also make a great presentation for one of your club meetings:
1.       Karen Kendrick-Hands - Protecting the Environment – Opportunities for Rotary and the Planet (23-minute presentation) -
2.       Ian Riseley – Keynote Speech at Rotary Zones 25B-29 Webinar (15-minute presentation plus 19-minute Q&A) -
If you are a member of the Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group (ESRAG), thank you.  If you have not yet joined ESRAG please consider doing so.  As a member of ESRAG, you will play a vital role in the mission to promote environmental sustainability, build awareness, and inspire Rotarians to take action for the Environment.  This will be a great way for you to get involved, network with others, and have an even greater impact on Protecting the Environment.
You can join ESRAG online at For more resources and information about ESRAG go to, or email Membership Director Steve Solbrack at
Thank you.
Art Zeitler
Regional Rotary Foundation Coordinator, Zone 25B and Zone 29
District Representative to Council on Resolutions and Legislation (2017-23)
Governor, Rotary International D5930, 2014-15
Proud Member of the Rotary Club of Corpus Christi (Texas, USA)
P.O. Box 261095
Corpus Christi, TX 78426
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Join us for a webinar featuring Ian Riseley, Past Rotary International President in 2017-18, and chair of The Rotary Foundation (TRF) Environmental Issues Task Force. He will share some of the background behind the decision for the Environment becoming Rotary’s new area of focus. Ian will inspire us with ideas for impactful and sustainable projects to protect the Environment.
Karen Kendrick-Hands, co-founder, past-chair, and projects director for the Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group (ESRAG), will discuss how Rotary’s newest cause, the Environment, creates opportunities for Rotary and the planet. She will review the eight action themes of Rotary’s TRF Policy Statement for Protecting the Environment, including which activities are fundable with Global Grants, and which are NOT. This is the practical information that YOU will need to plan successful environmental projects