Joe Biden

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Urbandale Bird Dogs: Shaun Ahern, Kathy Byrnes, Channing Dutton, Ed Fallon, Sheila Knoploh-Odole, Samantha Kuhn Joe Biden’s event at the Living History Museum ended with our Bold Iowa bird dogs asking him a variety of questions regarding the Climate Crisis, DAPL and whether he would participate in a Climate Debate. ******* Wednesday, August 20, 2019 Prole Bird Dogs: Margaret Vernon, Kari Noble, Ed Woolsey Margaret writes: “Biden didn’t take any questions from the audience at large, but a lot of us Continue reading →

Michael Bennet

Saturday, July 27, 2019 Indianola Bird Dog: Margaret Vernon US Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colorado) spoke at a coffee shop. Margaret Vernon questioned him on his climate plan. Check out the video Margaret shot of his response. Margaret had a chance to speak with Bennet later and writes, “In talking with Bennett later to clarify, he did say we have to do everything we can to address climate change. We need to work on measures that can’t be changed whenever the president changes, and he’d take Continue reading →

Climate Bird Dog FAQs

Q: How do I sign up? A: Go to this link and fill out the short form with your contact information. Someone with Bold Iowa will get in touch with you. (We promise never to share contact info with anyone else.) Since candidate events often pop-up on very short notice, you’ll get notification of opportunities to bird dog with either a phone call, email, or text message. Q: I’m new to this. Are any trainings or workshops planned? A: So glad you asked! We have almost Continue reading →

Climate Bird Dog Partners

Climate March The goal of Climate March is to build on the legacy of the Great March for Climate Action and its mission to change the heart and mind of the American people, our elected leaders, and people across the world to act now to address the climate crisis.   Seeding Sovereignty We are a multi-generational, youth-led model by and for indigenous and non-indigenous womxn based on mentoring relationships and principles of unity, solidarity, justice, sharing and respect. Our purpose is to seed paths of Continue reading →


Read what the media has written about Marcher, Walker, Pilgrim. Columnist Rekha Basu writes, “Fallon’s account … won’t be some scientific analysis of why we have alternating droughts and floods, and occasional July winters and December summers. … His book is more of a tribute to the natural world as he and some 35 to 50 walkers experienced it in their quest to ‘wake people up to what’s going on before it’s too late.’” (Read Rekha’s column here.)

Buy the book

Click here to learn more about Marcher, Walker, Pilgrim by Ed Fallon. Click buttons to add to cart: If ordering six or more books, call (515) 238-6404. You can avoid shipping costs by picking up your book(s) at the office or at a reading near you. Payment by check Make check out to “Climate March” and mail to: Climate March 735 19th St Des Moines, IA 50314 Please include a note itemizing your books, shipping, and donation amount. (Note: more of your money goes to Continue reading →

Attend a reading

Come hear Ed Fallon share the incredible story of the 2014 Great March for Climate Action as chronicled in his memoir, Marcher, Walker, Pilgrim. Ed also discusses the growing urgency of the climate crisis and Bold Iowa’s “Climate Bird Dog” campaign, urging presidential candidates to prioritize the climate crisis. Books will be available for purchase and signed by the author. All proceeds support climate action work. Contact or call (515) 238-6404 if you’d like to host a reading. Upcoming events Sunday, December 29, 11:00 a.m. Unitarian Continue reading →