Biking on Long-Distance Trails Act

“The Biking on Long Distance Trails (BOLT) Act not only highlights fantastic landscapes on our public lands through trails such as the Bonneville Shoreline Trail in Utah and the Maah Daah Hey Trail in North Dakota, but also continues to recognize the benefits of developing outdoor recreation opportunities,” - IMBA Director of Government Affairs Todd [...]

By |2022-08-03T05:29:28-06:00August 3rd, 2022|Categories: Mountain Sentinels Blog|Tags: , |

GlacierHub: International Framework Aims to Protect and Manage Lands Recently Exposed by Glacier Retreat

By Emily Denny | GlacierHub As global temperatures rise, glaciers from the Andes, the European Alps, the Himalayas and other mountain ranges are melting at alarming rates. While local communities are coming up with innovative solutions to adapt to these transforming ecosystems, international initiatives to support or upscale these efforts are rare. “We have so much data in [...]

Mountain Sentinels Fellow, Kerry Mendoza, Aids Peruvian Community

By Kerry Mendoza *Spanish version below* As the Inca Empire expanded, other cultures developed simultaneously in Central Peru, such as the Xausas who was known for having established a diverse range of settlements as a pastoralist society and who specialized in raising several species of South American camelids. Later, during the process of colonization in [...]

By |2022-06-06T01:50:25-06:00July 13th, 2021|Categories: Home Page Featured, Mountain Sentinels Blog|Tags: , , , |

Mountain Sentinels Fellow Gives Back in Banda, Rwanda

Thadee Uwimana, RN, BScN, MPH(s) Partners In Health, Rwanda www.pih.org Global Health Corps Fellow www.ghc.org Mountain Sentinels Fellow 2020-2021 “I did not choose social justice; it chose me." The minute I saw people starving, threatened, and crying was the moment my heart shed tears. It was love that brought me into their shelters, where I [...]

By |2021-03-15T18:30:21-06:00March 8th, 2021|Categories: FellowsNews, Home Page Featured, Mountain Sentinels Blog|Tags: , , |

Fellows in the News

This is a translation of an article written about our Mountain Sentinels 2020-2021 fellow, Vidal Rondán. The original article can be found at the bottom of this blog post.  Teacher promotes important communication and education project: "Mountain school with access to virtual education in the context of Covid-19"   Local educator pushes important project for [...]

By |2021-02-03T10:23:24-07:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: FellowsNews, Home Page Featured, Mountain Sentinels Blog|Tags: , , |

Around the World in Two Zoom Calls: Our Inaugural Fellows Meetings

Sam Hulsey | Huaraz, Ancash, Peru | Representing nine countries, ten mountain ranges and spanning eleven time zones, the Mountain Sentinels Fellowship Cohort (2020-2021) came together in late October for the very first virtual gathering of the fellowship year. As part of the program, fellows have the opportunity to meet once a month to engage [...]

By |2020-11-03T03:26:50-07:00November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Mountain Sentinels Blog|Tags: , |
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