Julia Butterfly Hill is best known as the young woman who spent 738 days living in the canopy of an ancient redwood tree, called Luna, to draw attention to the plight of ancient forests. Her courageous determination brought international attention to the redwoods as well as other environmental and social justice issues. The 1,000-year-old tree and a nearly three-acre buffer zone are now permanently protected. Her message of hope, empowerment, love and respect for all life has inspired people all over the world. Her environmental book “One Makes the Difference” has inspired millions to take action in their own communities.
Julia has become a friend of Sunrise Ranch, spending time here during the annual ARISE Music Festival and speaking about issues currently affecting our world.
Peter and Debbie Nordeen
Barbara Marx Hubbard
Mary Kathleen Rose
Dr. Margaret Paul