OUTSIDE MAGAZINE PROMOTION TO BENEFIT THE CONSERVATION ALLIANCE

Outside magazine named The Conservation Alliance as the beneficiary of a special initiative tied to its first ever “Green Revolution” issue. The magazine will donate one dollar of each April issue sold on newsstands* to The Conservation Alliance to support the group’s efforts to protect wild places throughout North America for their habitat and recreational…

CONSERVATION ALLIANCE BENEFIT AD AUCTION RAISES $205,000

The Conservation Alliance “Ads for the Earth” benefit auction raised $205,210.40, all of which will go into the group’s fund to support organizations working to protect wild places throughout North America. The online auction consisted of ad space donated by Backpacker, Climbing, Canoe & Kayak, GearTrends, National Geographic Adventure, Outdoor Business, Outside, and Sierra magazines….

CONSERVATION ALLIANCE ENDS 2006 WITH BIG VICTORIES IN NEVADA, MONTANA

Wrapping up a spectacular year, Conservation Alliance grantees scored two major victories in December, protecting 558,000 acres of federal land in Eastern Nevada and closing Montana’s spectacular Rocky Mountain Front to new oil and gas leasing. Grantee Nevada Wilderness Project (www.wildnevada.org) led the effort to secure Wilderness designation for lands in Nevada’s White Pine County,…

CONSERVATION ALLIANCE GRANTEES SCORE VICTORY IN NEW ENGLAND ADDING TO BANNER YEAR

Adding to a string of conservation success stories this year, Conservation Alliance grantees secured permanent protection for 76,000 acres of federal land in New Hampshire and Vermont. This victory is the fifth significant accomplishment for Alliance grantees in 2006. President Bush signed today the New England Wilderness Act. The bill protects 42,000 acres in Vermont’s…

CONSERVATION ALLIANCE GRANTEE SCORES MAJOR VICTORY IN CALIFORNIA

A Conservation Alliance grantee, the California Wild Heritage Campaign (www.californiawild.org), has scored a major conservation victory in California. The Alliance and individual member companies played an active role in the Campaign’s effort to secure Wilderness designation for 273,000 acres of federal land on the state’s North Coast. Congress passed the Northern California Coastal Wild Heritage…

CONSERVATION ALLIANCE MEMBERS VOICE SUPPORT FOR IDAHO WILDERNESS

A group of four Conservation Alliance members traveled to Washington DC to talk to members of Congress about the importance of securing new Wilderness designations in Idaho’s Boulder-White Clouds Mountains. Representatives from Cascade Designs, Chaco, Outdoor Industry Association, and The Conservation Alliance spent two days in meetings with 12 Congressional offices to show support for…

CONSERVATION ALLIANCE AWARDS $250,000 IN GRANTS TO TEN ORGANIZATIONS

The Conservation Alliance sent checks totaling $250,000 to ten organizations working to protect wild places throughout North America. The donations marked the Alliance’s final disbursal of funding for 2006, and brought the year’s contributions to a new high of $530,000. By a vote of the group’s 120 member companies, The Conservation Alliance made donations to…