Wednesday, April 2, 2008

The Vital Ground Foundation

"As a member of the Board of Advisors of The Vital Ground Foundation, I invite you to learn about this wonderful non-profit organization by first learning about the inspiration for its beginning, Bart the Bear and its founders, Doug and Lynne Seus. Please enjoy this video and then take additional action by visiting Vital Ground’s website to learn more about the importance of grizzly bears as an umbrella species."

"Operating as a land trust, the mission of The Vital Ground Foundation is to protect and restore North America's grizzly bear populations by conserving wildlife habitat. While preserving the areas where grizzlies roam is the focus of Vital Ground, the positive impact of our work goes well beyond saving a single species. Because the grizzly's range covers several hundred square miles−from alpine meadows to valley bottoms−protecting grizzly habitat benefits entire plant and animal communities in the wildest, most scenic places left on the continent."

1 comment:

alpha99wolf said...

Just viewed the video re: Bart the Bear. If only more people would view these interactions with animals in order to incite all of us to preserve animal habitat. May God help Doug & Lynne Seus in their work. I'm going to check out that Vital Ground Foundations to see if they also protect land for wolves. I like what Doug said about Bart being is soulmate or soul brother....that is how I feel about the wolf. It's a spiritual feeling one has - an affinity for a certain animal. The Native American Indians know about this spiritual connection. I love reading these articles, Jane. Please keep this vital site going - it is so informative and uplifting. You are making a difference in animal and people lives. THANK YOU.