August 30 – Soul River Inc, was recently named a 2018 SHIFT Awards Official Selection in the Non-Profit Leadership category.
This year’s SHIFT (Shaping How We Invest For Tomorrow) Festival will take place Oct. 16-18 in Jackson, WY. Entitled “Public Lands, Public Health,” the program will highlight the ways pioneers, early adopters and thought leaders from around the country are integrating time outdoors in nature into our health care system and our daily lives.
The program’s goal is to showcase the work of organizations like Soul River Inc. who are meeting the challenges at the nexus of outdoor recreation and conservation in communities around the country
For this year’s Awards, SHIFT researchers began by looking at more than 400 initiatives that are leveraging outdoor rec for conservation gains. They then evaluated 160 nominations on the basis of impact, innovation and replicability.
As one of the final 40 Official Selections, Soul River Inc. will have the opportunity to present its work at this year’s festival and will be in contention for a coveted 2018 SHIFT AWARD.