Life on Earth depends on what we do next.

SkyWaterEarth helps us address climate destabilization by creating awareness of our relationship to the earth, promotion of clean renewable energy, and improving environmental messaging. We believe everything is connected: our environment, people, and the systems of economics and justice on which we rely. Together we must change our relationship with each other and the earth.


Our Mission

To Save and Savor the Earth Through Our Connections to Nature and Each Other

Our Purpose

Create Collective Action to Protect Our Earth Through Improved Messaging

Our Pledge

“As I walk the earth, I promise to preserve, defend and conserve our sky, water, earth, and all living things that dwell here, because we are all connected.”

Who Is SkyWaterEarth?

L. Hobart Stocking (Hobie) is an environmentalist, writer and entrepreneur. He runs Prairie Sky Group, a business strategy, sales and marketing consultancy. His most recent accomplishment has been to co-found a healthcare startup that provides mobile healthcare to those that have don’t have access.

While building businesses, his passion has always been nature and the out-of-doors. He has now changed his focus to spend full time working to address climate change by creating awareness of our relationship to nature and the earth. He promotes clean energy solutions and conservation that can change our impact on the earth. You can read about the motivation for this change on the SkyWaterEarth blog.

Hobie is a member and contributor to several organizations including:

Hobie is a frequent speaker on environmental and energy policy. To set up a short talk for your organization, please contact him here.

Hobie believes that we can not save the world without savoring the world. When he is not actively lobbying, writing, and organizing, his passions have allowed him to:
  • Sail the Atlantic
  • Kayak the Augsburg Olympic whitewater course
  • Teach an Inuit village to play Frisbee
  • Climb Mount Kenya
  • Hike across the Grand Canyon

His next adventure is a two-month walkabout in the Southwest United States.


In order to save the world, we must also savor the world.*

A Good Day – Trees

It’s been a while. Maybe two million years. For me personally, about sixty years. What, you ask? Since I’ve sat in a tree. Which is where I am right now. As a species we used to sit in trees. Mostly for safety and to escape nighttime predators; the lions [...]

A Good Day – Buffalo

The buffalo move like cloud shadows on the prairies around us. Heads down, they graze slowly. We are enveloped by a herd. The boys, Ian (10) and Teo (8), are transfixed with wonder. The Hayden Valley of Yellowstone is bright and clear. White clouds punctuate a too blue sky. [...]

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*Paraphrased from E.B.White

CONTACT SkyWaterEarth

L. Hobart Stocking
Founder and Chief Provocateur
651-357-0110 (Cell 24×7)

Minnesota Office
689 Sue Place, Suite 210
St Paul, MN 55116

Atlanta Office
124 Chelsea Drive NE, Suite 10
Decatur, GA 30030