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04.25.14

Friends Groups Celebrate Earth Day 2014

According to the Wilderness Society, an estimated twenty million Americans celebrated the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970—forty five years ago this week.  The event drew extensive media attention and ushered in an era of unprecedented environmental legislation. In a recent op-ed, Alex Laskey–Conservation Lands Foundation Board Member and President and Founder … read more

09.4.13

New Faces In the Network

Citizens for Dixie’s Future (CDF) is a grassroots coalition of local citizens committed to protecting the natural resources and quality of life in Washington County, Utah for the benefit of present and future generations.  The group is based in St. George and stewards a bunch of outstanding National Conservation Lands, … read more

08.23.13

Friendly New Face in the Network!

Citizens for Dixie’s Future (CDF) proudly announced the arrival of LeAnn Skrzynski as the incoming Executive Director, replacing Christi Wedig who has taken her incomparable skills to head up the Glen Canyon Institute. Ms. Skrzynski arrived in St. George nearly 25 years ago on a Greyhound bus to volunteer for … read more

10.11.11

One-minute success stories from the Friends Rendezvous

One of our favorite moments at the recent Friends Rendezvous in Indian Wells, CA actually consisted of several moments—when individual people stood up and told stories about their organization’s recent conservation successes, in one minute or less. Some of them were funny, poignant, even raucous. All were inspiring. They were … read more