Midwest Mountaineering of Minneapolis has announced recipients of their environmental Grants Program.
These are the people who make sure we keep our outdoor treasures for future generations.”
Recipients of this year's Midwest Environmental Grants are:
- The Conservation Alliance http://www.conservationalliance.com
- Eco-Education http://www.ecoeducation.org
- Kinnickinnic River Land Trust http://www.kinniriver.org
- Lonnie Dupre http://www.lonniedupre.com
- Mississippi Whitewater Park http://www.whitewaterpark.canoe-kayak.org
- North Country Trail Association http://www.northcountrytrail.org
- U of MN Raptor Center http://www.raptor.cvm.umn.edu
- Superior Hiking Trail Association http://www.shta.org
At the Winter Adventure Expo in November, Midwest is proud to announce that they will have Dr. John Francis as a key speaker. Dr. John Francis, is an environmentalist best known as for his actions famously lived without car transportation for over 17 years and started Planet Walk in 1982. He was recently profiled in Backpacker Magazine, and spoke at The Conservation Alliance Breakfast this past winter.