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A Tour of the White Clouds

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I am a conservationist and I am a mountain biker. I believe in the protection of public land for recreation and habitat, and for the beautiful silence witnessed in these wild places. I believe in the collaboration between diverse stakeholders to make sure these wild places are protected for generations to come.

The first week in July, I was honored to join representatives from International Mountain Bicycling AssociationOutdoor AllianceWestern Spirit CyclingBig Woods Bicycle Coalition, and Club Ride Apparel for two amazing days of mountain biking in the White Cloud Mountains, an area, which if designated by President Obama, will be permanently protected as the Boulder-White Clouds National Monument.

The region is one of the last, largest under-protected roadless landscapes in the lower 48 states and supports all types of recreational opportunities. The Boulder-White Clouds offer world-class backcountry experiences including (more…)

Portland BYC: KEEN

undefinedThe Conservation Alliance community came together to get their hands dirty last week in the first Portland Backyard Collective event of the year. KEEN volunteers took over the city for a day of stewardship and made a huge impact on the landscape. Thank you, KEEN, for your long-lasting commitment to The Conservation Alliance to your local community. Here’s summary of the event from our ambassador, Kirsten:

KEEN Headquarters closed last Friday, August 15th.  We spent the day in our backyard, volunteering as an organization, and working to fulfil our promise of building a stronger community and a healthier planet. (more…)

Celebrating 25 Years

Did you know The Conservation Alliance was founded by four companies in 1989 at the San Francisco airport? Learn more about the history and accomplishments of The Conservation Alliance from our friends in the Outdoor Industry and grantees working to protect our wild places.

In the last 25 years, 42 milion acres and 2,825 river miles became permanently protected, five marine reserves were designated, nine clibming areas were acquired and 26 dams were halted or removed thanks to the support of our members and for the hard work of our grantees. We’re very grateful for all of the people who made this posible.  Thank you, and we look forward to the next 25 years!

This video was produced by Ryan Hanlon from Route3Films.

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