The Murie Center
presented former NOLS Board of Trustees Chair Gretchen Long with the third
annual Spirit of Conservation Award last week.
Long is a 1991 graduate of the 25 and over
Baja Sea Kayaking course and was named chairman of the NOLS Board in 1998.
She is also an emeritus board member of The Murie Center.
The Murie Center Spirit of Conservation Award is presented
to an individual whose life work demonstrates a commitment to conservation,
civility, and community—trademarks of the Murie family legacy. The Murie
Center, in partnership with the Grand Teton National Park, engages people to
understand and commit to the enduring value of conserving wildlife and wild