Idaho Mountain Touring Joins The Grassroots Outdoor Alliance

Idaho Mountain Touring joins The Grassroots Outdoor Alliance as the group’s newest member.
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Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival "On Tour" Sponsored Locally by Grassroots Retailers

The Grassroots Outdoor Alliance in conjunction with the Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival highlights upcoming showings of the Wild & Scenic On Tour. The tour is on going throughout the year, with over 20 showings remaining from now through April 2008. The 2008/2009-tour schedule will be posted by April 2008 and will be reaching over fifty cities across the country with plans for 100 cities by 2009.

The 6th annual festival will be held January 11-13th, 2008 in Nevada City, CA. The presenting sponsor of the festival is Patagonia and local retail and environmental organizations host the tour nationally. Grassroots is happy to highlight our members across the country that are working with local environmental groups to sponsor the tour.

Environmental groups host tour venues as a way to outreach into their community and bring together a diverse audience. The event offers environmental groups an opportunity to raise awareness for their campaigns and increase their network of support by finding new members. New members equal more activists nationwide. It is creating a network for grassroots organizations connected by a common goal which is to use film to inspire activism! Please support your local environmental organization and independent retail store by going to the festival in your area. If you are interested in hosting the tour locally, please contact Susie Sutphin at susie@syrcl.org.

Upcoming Grassroots Outdoor Alliance Member Viewings
Wild And Scenic Film Tour
Nov. 9 Ketchum, ID
Host-
Member Store- Elephants Perch Elephants Perch


Nov. 15 2007 Tucson, AZ
Host- Center For Biological Diversity
Grassroots Member- Summit Hut

Nov. 30, 2007 Bishop, CA
Host- Friends of the Inyo
Grassroots Member- Wilson's Eastside Sports

Dec. 8, 2007 Minneapolis, MN
Host- Friends of the Boundary Waters
Grassroots Member- Midwest Mountaineering

Jan. 31, 2008Durango, CO
Host- Great Old Broads for Wilderness
Grassroots Member- Pine Needle Mountaineering

Feb. 2, 2008 Knoxville, TN
Host- Tennessee Clean Water Network
Grassroots Member- River Sports Outfitters


Environmental Groups and Grassroots Members who have hosted the Wild & Scenic Tour in 2007 include;
Bishop, CA -Friends of the Inyo-Wilson's Eastside Sports
Tucson, AZ -Center For Biological Diversity -Summit Hut
Breckenridge, CO -High Country Conservation-Wilderness Sports
Durango, CO -Great Old Broads for Wilderness - Pine Needle Mountaineering
Jackson, WY -Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance - Skinny Skis
Bozeman, MT -American Wildlands -Northern Lights
Ketchum, ID -Environmental Resource Council -Elephants Perch
Minneapolis, MN -Friends of the Boundary Waters -Midwest Mountaineering
Chattanooga, TN -Tennessee River Gorge Trust -Rock Creek Outfitters
Knoxville, TN -Tennessee Clean Water Network -River Sports Outfitters


About Grassroots Outdoor Alliance
The Grassroots Outdoor Alliance is a group of independent outdoor shops dedicated to the sustainability of the specialty outdoor channel and the quality of the outdoor enthusiast's experience. We stand together to help facilitate a market for performance-oriented, revolutionary products, create a unified marketing presence for high quality, local outdoor specialists, local events and help protect and sustain the quality and access to the environment on a local, national and global level.
For more Information visit Grassroots Outdoor Alliance

About Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Wild & Scenic is festival for activists by activists. The event is organized and hosted by the South Yuba River Citizens League. For over 23 years this grassroots environmental organization has been bringing the community together around the protection of the Yuba Watershed. Join us for another fabulous weekend at the largest environmental film festival on the West Coast. The Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival sits apart from the hundreds of festivals around the world by leaving you feeling INSPIRED and MOTIVATED to go out and make a difference in your community and the world.
For More Information visit Wild & Scenic Film Festival



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