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Stephen K.

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Review for Big River Foundation, Laredo, TX, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

My involvement with Eric Ellman's projects has been deeply gratifying. I have always admired his passion for protecting rivers, the ecology and the environment.



I am proud to support The Big River Foundation's vision to create educational experiences which promote watershed conservation.



“In the end we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand; and we will understand only what we have been taught.” - Baba Dioum, 1968

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I've grown by participating in the foundation's projects with the River Systems Institute and the Border Environmental Cooperation Commission, laying the groundwork to bring nature into the classroom, and to get students into nature.

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

My goal is to recruit more volunteers and financial contributions for this admirable cause. Healthy rivers are essential to healthy communities.

Role:  Board Member & I helped incubate the foundation and serve as its first chair.