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10.28.13

2013 Friends Award Winners Announced

In a festive and rollicking awards ceremony on Saturday night, we announced our 2013 award winners. We started an annual awards program back in 2011 to recognize the excellent work being done by our partners across programmatic disciplines.  We’re happy to report that each year, competition for the awards has … read more

08.21.13

Friends Groups Weigh in on San Juan County

At a recent public meeting in San Juan County, members of the Friends Grassroots Network brought dozens of members to weigh in with Congressmen Rob Bishop and Jason Chaffetz on the parameters of an omnibus public lands bill that would include conservation, recreation and development components.  The Utah Dine Bikeyah and Friends … 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