Chaco Proudly Sponsors National Geographic Adventure Lecture Series

Chaco, the maker of the finest quality adventure footwear, is teaming up with the Green Living Project™ this summer to help promote its lecture series taking place at various R.E.I., LL Bean, and EMS locations across the U.S. and Canada.

Chaco, the maker of the finest quality adventure footwear, is teaming up with the Green Living Projectâ„¢ this summer to help promote its lecture series taking place at various R.E.I., LL Bean, and Eastern Mountain Sports locations across the U.S. and Canada.

Presented by National Geographic Adventure, the nationwide Green Living Projectâ„¢ Lecture Series is a must-see, multi-media event for any Africa enthusiast, adventure traveler or sustainability advocate. The lecture will revolve around an expedition led by the Green Living Projectâ„¢ that documented sustainability projects across Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania in March 2008. Also the series will include valuable tips about responsible adventure travel including the latest new eco-lodges, wildlife conservation, alternative energy, community projects, and volunteer opportunities throughout East Africa.

“Chaco is thrilled to be part of this great opportunity with the Green Living Project,” said Brian Scranton, Director of Marketing at Chaco, “We are passionate advocates of alternative forms of education. Rob and his team are providing an incredible venue for developing nations to learn about ways to jump over the industrial age and go right to a sustainable way to live”.

Chaco will be onsite giving away two pairs of shoes at each event. Below is a listing of the date and locations of the lecture series. All lectures start at 7:00pm.

GLP Lecture Series:
June 16 Rancho Cucamonga, CA REI
June 17 Arcadia, CA REI
June 26 Seattle, WA REI
July 2 Santa Monica, CA REI
July 16 San Diego, CA REI
July 17 Santa Ana, CA REI
July 21 Fort Collins, CO REI
July 22 Denver, CO REI
July 23 Colorado Springs, CO REI
July 24 Boulder, CO REI
July 29 Berkeley, CA REI
July 30 Corte Madera, CA REI
July 31 Saratoga, CA REI
August 12 Portland, OR REI
August 18 Framingham, MA REI
August 19 Newton, MA EMS
August 20 Boston, MA REI
September 17 Sacramento, CA REI
December 6-7 Freeport, ME L.L. Bean

Green Living Project (GLP) is a media production, marketing and entertainment company that showcases sustainable initiatives around the globe. Through photojournalism and video, GLP aims to educate, inspire and entertain while encouraging individuals and communities to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle.

Since 1989, Chaco has been designing and producing the finest and best fitting footwear available. For more information on Chaco products or philanthropy, contact Kristen Zemeitus, Carmichael Lynch Spong,, or 781.544.3674.


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