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Chris Mikesell Foundation Western State University Wilderness Pursuits Kayaking
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Students Build Friendships, Explore Colorado

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Chris Mikesell Foundation Barlett Arboretum October 2018
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Botanical gardens preserve nature’s beauty at the Bartlett Arboretum

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Chris Mikesell Foundation Gunsight Bridge
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Work begins on Gunsight Bridge in Crested Butte

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Chris Mikesell Foundation Crested Butte Land Trust
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Thank you – Crested Butte Land Trust

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Chris Mikesell Foundation News 2018 Listing Image Ks Wildlife Federation
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Outdoor Adventures Connect Kids to Wildlife, Nature

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Chris Mikesell Foundation Dyck Arboretum
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Thank you – Dyck Arboretum of the Plains

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Chris Mikesell Foundation Hands On Environmental Learning
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Kansas Students Experience Hands-on Environmental Learning

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Chris Mikesell Foundation Unicef Malnourished
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Severely Malnourished Children Receive UNICEF Aid

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Chris Mikesell Foundation 2018 Unicef Luis Espinosa María Cruz
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UNICEF Mobilizes Resources to Provide Assistance in Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico

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Chris Mikesell Foundation Unicef
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UNICEF Continues to Support Zika-Affected Countries

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Reflections

Reflections… an update from Kendall on the foundation’s ongoing impact

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Paradox Sports Thank you

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Rebuilding a school after devastating earthquakes strike Nepal

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2017 Grants: Experiencing Nature

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2017 Grants: Protecting the Environment

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2017 Grants: Supporting WSCU

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2017 Grants: Worldwide Outreach

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Kansas Wildlife Federation Thank you – Terry Sullivan

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Bringing world-class ice climbing to people with disabilities

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Adaptive Sports Center: The Atkins Family

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YMCA Holiday Card

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UNICEF Holiday Card – 2017

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YMCA Thank You Note – Viet Le

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Y’s Camp Hyde connects kids to nature near Chris’ hometown

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Providing relief after devastation in Puerto Rico

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CBAC Thank You

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Fostering a love of nature for kids

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Freedom Hooves Therapeutic Riding Center Thank You

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A story that embodies the Crested Butte Community

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Keewaydin Foundation Thank you – Lauren Geiger

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Keewaydin Thank You – Tommy Hyde

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Riding horses therapy to people with disabilities

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Improving safety in the Colorado backcountry

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dZi Foundation Thank you

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Western State Foundation Thank You

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Helping kids experience the outdoors of Vermont

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Colorado backcountry awaits Western students

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Preserving the natural beauty at Bartlett Arboretum

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Western students experience outdoors

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Famine threatens millions of lives in Africa, Middle East

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Conserving wetlands, replacing 130-year-old bridge

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Adaptive Sports Center Participant Spotlight: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

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Unprecedented Suffering in Syria

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CB Nordic shares pictures of equipment purchased through CMF grant

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YMCA Thank You Note – Ronn McMahon

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Humanitarian Aid for Syrian Children Refugees

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A ‘Fresh Start’ for Victims of Sex Abuse & Trafficking

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Taking Flight, a Conservation Tour

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Combating the Spread of Zika

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Fostering Love & Respect for Nature at Y Camps

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Giving People in Zimbabwe Basic Survival Skills

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Outdoor Adventure Awaits WSCU Students

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Conserving a Treasure of the Midwest

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Kids Experience Nature in Outdoor Adventure Camp

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Adaptive Ice Climbing a One-of-a-Kind Experience

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Celebrating the Human Spirit in the Rockies

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Reflections

Some Reflections on a life that continues to inspire…

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2016 Grants: Worldwide Outreach

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2016 Grants: Supporting WSCU

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2016 Grants: Protecting the Environment

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2016 Grants: Experiencing Nature

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A Legacy Worth Fighting For

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Preserving the Natural Beauty of the Gunnison Valley

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New Equipment Opens Skiing Season Earlier for Valley Youth

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Improving the Lives of People with Disabilities

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Protecting the Environment’s Natural Beauty

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WSCU Students Discover Colorado Backcountry with Scholarships

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Letter from Chris’ Professor, Paul Edwards

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Giving Kids Time in the Wilderness

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Making Friends in the Back Country

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Experiencing Alaska

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Bringing Nordic Races to New Level

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Connecting Teens with the Environment

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CB Nordic Team Thank You – Lauren Holbrook

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Kids Connect With Nature at Y’s Camp Hyde

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Providing Humanitarian Aid in Nepal

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Experiencing Nature & Wildlife

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Fighting Ebola in West Africa

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Youth Get Hands-on Wildlife & Nature Lessons

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Outfitting Students to Experience the Wilderness

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Opening up life-changing, high altitude adventure for those with disabilities

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Preserving a piece of paradise

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Every day is a fun-filled camp adventure shared with friends

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Protecting Syrian Children

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WBO Scholarship Thank You – Zachary Schaller

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Nordic Team Thank You

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Outdoor Adventure Camp is a Summer Treat for Youngsters

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Crested Butte Land Trust

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Adaptive Sports Center enables the adventurous

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Clearwater Treehouse Project

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Standing up for human rights in India

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Wilderness Based Orientation at Western State

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Marker on the Mountain

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The Crested Butte Land Trust

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Western State Scholarship Thank You

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Western State College Center

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Humanitarian Outreach to Sudan

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First Grant to the Boy Scouts

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Environmental Activities Center at YMCA Camp Hyde

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