“Thanks to these titles and the winning bidders, we will be able to fund more conservation work in 2012,” said John Sterling, Conservation Alliance Executive Director. “This event is a win for conservation, a win for our members, and a win for the publications.”
The Ads for the Earth Auction has now raised more than $600,000 for The Conservation Alliance over the past five years, making it an important revenue stream for the organization’
The Conservation Alliance acknowledges the following people and publications for donating ad space and for helping plan the auction:
Scott Parmelee, Outside
Michael Wolfe, Men’s Journal
Kent Ebersole, Charina Lumley and Andrea Schwartz Neukom, Backpacker, Climbing, Urban Climber
Kristi Rummel, Sierra
Justin Reyher, Backcountry, Kronicle, Telemark Skier
Martha Evans, Outdoor Adventure Media
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About the Conservation Alliance:
The Conservation Alliance is an organization of outdoor businesses whose collective contributions support grassroots environmental organizations and their efforts to protect wild places where outdoor enthusiasts recreate. Alliance funds have played a key role in protecting rivers, trails, wildlands and climbing areas.
Membership in the Alliance is open to companies representing all aspects of the outdoor industry, including manufacturers, retailers, publishers, mills and sales representatives. The result is a diverse group of businesses whose livelihood depends on protecting our natural environment.
For complete information on the Conservation Alliance, see http://www.conservationalliance.com.