Repost: Written by me, originally published by Grand Canyon Trust
I edited the Report to Donors (with Phil Pearl), coordinating with staff, photographers, and the graphic designer to produce a beautiful glossy 26-page book.
The Trust is developing a first-of-its-kind climate adaptation plan for the ranches. We are also working with Northern Arizona University and others to craft an exciting new educational program that combines the inspirational power of the ranches with a diverse set of training opportunities to prepare the next generation of Colorado Plateau advocates.
Three years later, the Board Chairman, Ty Cobb, would earn national attention as President Donald Trump’s lead counsel during the early stages of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe — and also for having a fantastic moustache.
The Kane and Two Mile Ranch Program focuses on preserving the ecological, cultural, and scenic values of 850,000 acres on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, and on developing science-based land management approaches for achieving conservation and restoration objectives.
Participants in Gatherings have identified climate change as one of the biggest threats to the Native American way of life. Future Gatherings will focus on mitigating climate change impacts on food and farming, ecology and plants, and preservation of water resources.