Bend, Ore. (March 29, 2011) - The Conservation Alliance is pleased to announce Marmot Mountain, LLC (Marmot) as a new member of the organization. Born in 1974, Marmot is a leading outdoor clothing, apparel and equipment manufacturer in the outdoor industry.
“The Conservation Alliance looks forward to collaborating with Marmot as their business grows,” said John Sterling, Conservation Alliance executive director. “Together we will demonstrate that companies, large or small, can experience business growth while making meaningful contributions to conservation.”
“We’re extremely proud to be partnering with The Conservation Alliance,” said Jordan Campbell, Marmot’s public relations manager. “The Conservation Alliance has done so much through its funding of local, grassroots organizations working to protect and preserve our last wild spaces. Becoming a new member demonstrates our commitment to environmental stewardship and outdoor recreation,” he adds.
About the Conservation Alliance:
The Conservation Alliance is an organization of outdoor businesses whose collective contributions support grassroots environmental organizations and their efforts to protect wild places where outdoor enthusiasts recreate. Alliance funds have played a key role in protecting rivers, trails, wildlands and climbing areas.
Membership in the Alliance is open to companies representing all aspects of the outdoor industry, including manufacturers, retailers, publishers, mills and sales representatives. The result is a diverse group of businesses whose livelihood depends on protecting our natural environment.
Since its inception in 1989, the Alliance has contributed more than $9.5 million to grassroots environmental groups. Alliance funding has helped save over 50.5 million acres of wildlands; 28 dams have either been stopped or removed; and the group helped preserve access to more than 18,500 miles of waterways and several climbing areas.
For complete information on the Conservation Alliance, see www.conservationalliance.com
About Marmot Mountain, LLC:
Marmot is an award-winning, globally distributed brand of high-performance, technical clothing, apparel and equipment. Since 1974, Marmot products have been worn by climbers, skiers, mountaineers and adventurers world-wide. Marmot works with professional mountain guides, world-class athletes and expeditions—pushing the limits of product innovation and technology—pioneering what is possible in the most extreme environments on earth.
For more information about Marmot please visit www.marmot.com