Cliff with a basket of acorns from Oak-Tending weekend.

Cliff Paulin

Co-Founder & Operations Manager

Cliff has a background in environmental science and policy, holding a Bachelors of Science from the University of Arizona, and a Juris Doctor and Masters of Study in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School. He served as a policy intern at the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center WATER Institute, is a co-founding member of the Mendocino County Food Policy Council, and a practicing attorney. Cliff wears many hats at the Oak Granary, and keeps things running. Passionate about working with youth, Cliff also worked at the Marin Conservation Corps, connecting young people with nature, and is the lead organizer and educator for Acorn Summer Camp at the Oak Granary.


Lindsay Dailey

Co-Founder & Program Director

Lindsay is an ecological designer and educator with over 13 years of experience working to reconnect people to land. She is deeply dedicated to restoring our reciprocal relationship to nature through the tending and making of beauty with wild plants, and is a wildlands firefighter passionate about the use of fire as a tool of regenerative disturbance to heal our landscape. She is the lead land steward and program manager at the Oak Granary and works with land stewards throughout Northern California to build health and resilience in the landscape.

Lindsay has also worked in the realm of land-based education and non-profit management as the Wildlands Program Director at the Occidental Arts & Ecology Center, Executive Director of the Solar Living Institute, co-founder of Villa Sobrante, and has developed and led eco-literacy education programs for a number of schools, indigenous tribes, and non-profits in California, Mexico, and Australia.