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August 18th 2017:Two Paddlers Clean Litter from 1,200 Miles of Minnesota Rivers

This summer, two Granite Gear sponsored Minnesotan adventurers, Paul Twedt and Michael Anderson, aim to remove trash from 1200 miles of Minnesota rivers: the Namekagon/St. Croix, Minnesota and Mississippi. Twedt and Anderson founded Adventure Stewardship Alliance and represent the organization’s mission of acting as stewards of our public waterways, inspiring a deeper sense of connection and care for natural environments and public waterways. They believe litter isn’t one person’s problem, it’s everyone’s problem, and they aim to make an impact on that issue. The team is currently paddling the

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Paul Twedt

With friends, Seth Orme and Joe Dehnert, Paul founded the Packing It Out initiative with a mission to inspire a heightened stewardship ethic among recreationists. He accomplished this mission by thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail, cleaning up the litter found on the path. He weighed and documented our journey so others could see the difference made and the challenge our public lands are facing. That year he cleaned up 1,100 pounds of litter. The following year he set off on a thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail, again Packing It Out with an intention to leave the places he travel better than we found them. Over 2,659 miles of rugged mountains and desert later and having packed out over 72
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Michael Anderson

Michael spent the last few years working as a Interpretive Ranger for the National Park Service – Mississippi River taking thousands of urban youth outdoors and seeing how they relate and get connected to the natural world, themselves, and each other. He also enjoyed his time as wilderness guide for Wilderness Inquiry where he was able to connect with all types of people (first time campers, people with varying mental and physical abilities and backgrounds, war veterans..) and lead trips in remote settings like the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio 24/11/2017 09:00 24/11/2017 10:00 Go Green Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio This summer, two Granite Gear sponsored Minnesotan adventurers, Paul Twedt and Michael Anderson, aim to remove trash from 1200 miles of Minnesota rivers: the Namekagon/St. Croix, Minnesota and Mississippi. Twedt and Anderson founded Adventure Stewardship Alliance and represent the organization’s mission of acting as stewards of our public waterways, inspiring a deeper sense of connection and care for natural environments and public waterways. They believe litter isn’t one person’s problem, it’s everyone’s problem, and they aim to make an impact on that issue. The team is currently paddling the Minnesota River, the second river clean-up of their Three Rivers Expedition. Since beginning on July 3rd near Ortonville, Minnesota at Big Stone Lake, the duo has paddled more than 65 miles and removed over 350 pounds of trash. The expedition will conclude in October as the team paddles and cleans up the Mississippi river along its first 600 miles in Minnesota. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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