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Review for Vital Ground Foundation Inc, Missoula, MT, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

This organization gets it! Their founders, Doug and Lynne Seus walk the walk. They've been saving individual orphaned grizzly cubs for a long time. Somehow, in spite of the demands of caring for these amazing creatures, they found the time to start an organization dedicated to protecting grizzly habitat. They continue to nurture it, but have handed it off to a biologist-director who understands the importance of corridors for this species. He and his staff work tirelessly to protect the range of this bellwether species because

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

change nothing.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the close contact I have had with the bears, the wolves and the Seuses and their friends and partners.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

authentic, effective and delightful to be around.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

and would continue to preserve and protect as they do, with the same humility and dedication of purpose that they have now. They would be as good stewards of the money as they are of the land.

Ways to make it better...

I had had more money to give them.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

the complacency of a populace who doesn't acknowledge the importance of a healthy planet.

One thing I'd also say is that...

I trust and respect this organization and its people the longer I know them.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Donor & Got to know them and couldn't resist supporting them in any way possible.