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Great Outdoor Provision Co. - NC Wildlife Conservationist of the Year

The North Carolina Wildlife Federation honored Great Outdoor Provision Co. as the recipient of the 2010 Governor’s Conservation Achievement Award a recognition given annually to individuals, governmental bodies, organizations and others.
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North Carolina Wildlife Federation awards Great Outdoor Provision Co. as BUSINESS CONSERVATIONIST of the YEAR

RALEIGH, NC June 23, 2011 – The North Carolina Wildlife Federation honored Great Outdoor Provision Co. as the recipient of the 2010 Governor's Conservation Achievement Award a recognition given annually to individuals, governmental bodies, organizations and others who have exhibited an unwavering commitment to conservation in North Carolina.

These are the highest natural resource honors given in the state. The Governor's Award stated honored Great Outdoor Provision Co. as Business Conservationist of the Year and stated :

“From local land trusts to Boy Scout troops, from the Mountains-to-the-Sea Trail to local rescue mission, the Great Outdoor Provision Company gives back to North Carolina, embodying the best of local ownership, entrepreneurship, and investment in the lives of its customers. Founded in 1972, the company now has seven stores in seven North Carolina cities.”

More details about the distinguished award can be found at http://www.ncwf.org/awards/

About Great Outdoor Provision Co.
Founded in 1972 by Tom Valone, the Great Outdoor Provision Co. now has seven stores in seven North Carolina cities. The store sells clothing and equipment for outdoor enthusiasts, including those who enjoy hiking, backpacking, paddling, rock climbing and fly fishing. It also carries sportswear and shoes. Great Outdoor Provision Co. supports environmental, youth and human-services organizations in the communities in which it operates. For more information, go to www.greatoutdoorprovision.com

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