Did you hear?.... Access Fund gives grant to the Bishop, Calif. office of the BLM - SNEWS

Did you hear?.... Access Fund gives grant to the Bishop, Calif. office of the BLM

The Access Fund has given a $9,750 grant to the Bishop, Calif. field office of the Bureau of Land Management to manage the tremendous growth of bouldering in the Bishop area.
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The Access Fund has given a $9,750 grant to the Bishop, Calif. field office of the Bureau of Land Management to manage the tremendous growth of bouldering in the Bishop area and protect resources on the Volcanic Tablelands. Funds will be directed toward a number of projects, including campground maintenance, climber education, outreach, and cultural resource surveys. The grant is part of the Access Fund's nationwide Bouldering Campaign. For more information, contact Shawn Tierney, access and acquisitions director, at shawn@accessfund.org.

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