50th Anniversary Kiosk Grants

The 2014 Wilderness Showcase Kiosk Project Grantee

A Joint Project of National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance and U.S. Forest Service

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In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act and to underscore the need for volunteer stewards to care for wilderness, the National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance partnered with the U.S. Forest Service in 2014 to create the Wilderness Showcase Kiosk Project.

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The project made small grants (up to $5,000) to NWSA partner groups to engage youth and local volunteers to build a kiosk on nearby public land and raise awareness of the value and special needs of wilderness.  The following partner groups were awarded grants.

  • Arizona Wilderness Coalition
  • Student Conservation Association
  • Selway Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation (note to self link to the individual blog/success story once this page has been created)
  • Poudre Wilderness Volunteers
  • San Gorgonio Wilderness Association (note to self link to the individual blog/success story once this page has been created)
  • Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
  • Friends of Wilderness (note to self¬† link to the individual blog/success story once this page has been created)
  • Friends of the Inyo
  • Phoenix School of Roseburg
  • Friends of Nevada Wilderness (note to self link to the individual blog/success story once this page has been created)
  • Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards
  • Ventana Wilderness Alliance
  • Sitka Conservation Society