ConservationNEXT visits the Capital

  I have to say transitioning from the walls of the Grand Canyon to the walls of the capital is no easy task. In fact my head was spinning a bit as I left a 15 day Grand Canyon trip, made the quick 12 hour drive back to California and hopped on a plane heading…

Roan Plateau Oil and Gas Development Halted… For Now

  In April, we sent a grant to the Campaign to Save Roan Plateau to support the group's work to halt proposed oil and gas development on the Roan, a special wild place on Colorado's Western Slope. Last week, we learned from the campaign that they won an eight-month reprieve for the Roan. See below…

Vote the Enviroment

Our friends at Patagonia continue to make great strides raising awareness about the importance of voting in the upcoming and all elections.  There are countless reasons to vote this year.  But with so many polarizing issues in the world, it is easy to overlook the one issue that might seem less important – the health…

ConservationNEXT featured on SNEWS Live

As a follow up to our successful launch at the Outdoor Retailer Summer 2008 show SNEWS reporter James Mills featured ConservationNEXT on a SNEWS Live podcast. Take a minute to listen as two of our Board members are interviewed about the past and future of ConservationNEXT. 

CONSERVATION ALLIANCE GIVES $450,000 IN GRANTS TO 17 ORGANIZATIONS

By a vote of the group's 160 member companies, The Conservation Alliance made donations to 17 grassroots conservation organizations. Click here for a full list of the grants. "The Conservation Alliance wraps up our largest year of funding by supporting another great collection of conservation projects," said John Sterling, Executive Director of The Conservation Alliance….

Big Public Lands Package Still Alive!

  Two weeks ago, we posted information about an historic opportunity to protect three million acres of public land, and 1000 miles of rivers in the US. To recap: the Senate is considering a large package of roughly 150 separate bills that would designate new Wilderness areas in Oregon, California, Idaho, Colorado, New Mexico, Virginia,…

Think Globally, Act Locally: Black Diamond Supports Utah-based Organizations

Consevation Alliance member Black Diamond Equipment Ltd., a global leader in the climbing and freeride ski markets, announced continued support of local non-profit groups that are active in defending the environment. Black Diamond's efforts include manpower and financial support of Save Our Canyons, Friends of Alta, High Uintas Preservation Council, Friends of the Utah Avalanche…

SAVE THE DATE: Polar Bear Photographer to Speak at Conservation Alliance Breakfast in January

The Conservation Alliance Breakfast at the January 2009 Outdoor Retailer Show will feature guest speaker Steven Kazlowski, renowned wildlife photographer known for his intimate look into the world of the polar bear, and how that world is being impacted by global warming. During the last eight years, Kazlowski has accumulated a comprehensive and unparalleled portfolio…