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US Mountain Sentinels, Get Ready to VOTE!

Confirm you are registered, make a plan for VOTE and do so as early as possible.  Help others in the process as well.

A New US Congressional Resolution!

Resolution S.Con.Res.47 and H.Con.Res.119, was introduced by members of the US Congress on September 23, 2020. The resolution recognizes children’s fundamental rights and the need for climate recovery.  Learn more.

Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act

A Letter in support of the CORE Act was signed by 111 Colorado Local Elected Officials.  Learn More. 

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Opening Ceremony of the International Year of Mountain Sustainable Development

Learn more about this event here. The United Nations General Assembly declared the year 2022 as the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development, at the proposal of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic. The resolution was sponsored by 94 governments and was adopted at the plenary meeting of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly on 16 December [...]

AAG: Translating Geography Degrees into Environmental, Conservation, and Sustainability Work

Learn more about this event here. 'Most of us will never encounter a job ad that says: “Wanted: Geographer”, yet our interdisciplinary training opens the door to a wide and ever-growing range of career paths. Come hear from geographers who have successfully translated their degrees into environmental, sustainability, and conservation careers.' Join AAG for “Translating Geography Degrees into Environmental, Conservation, [...]

Mountains Matter: Ideas to Action | Building Alliances for Resilient Mountains

  The Mountain Partnership — a United Nations voluntary alliance of partners dedicated to mountain peoples and environments globally — and co-hosts, the state of Colorado, the City of Aspen, the Aspen Institute and the Aspen International Mountain Foundation (AIMF), will host the Sixth Global Meeting of the Mountain Partnership in Aspen, Colorado on September 26-29. Every four years, the [...]

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Mountains Matter: Ideas to Action | Building Alliances for Resilient Mountains

  The Mountain Partnership — a United Nations voluntary alliance of partners dedicated to mountain peoples and environments globally — and co-hosts, the state of Colorado, the City of Aspen, the Aspen Institute and the Aspen International Mountain Foundation (AIMF), will host the Sixth Global Meeting of the Mountain Partnership in Aspen, Colorado on September 26-29. Every four years, the [...]

26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties  

The COP26 summit will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. There will be several mountain-related events.  Continue to check here: Friday, 5 November 2021 at 18.30-19.45 (UK time) – Skomer (Multimedia Studio 2) and online "Sustainable mountain tourism and food systems to support recovery from [...]

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Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
John Lubbock
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