The Norman Award winner is given annually to an exceptional volunteer, and is named after one of the Land Trust’s founding board members. “We are so grateful for every one of our volunteers. We simply could not keep up the pace of our conservation work without them,” said Ann Johnston, Executive Director.
Neil and his wife, Sandra, hail from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and own a second home in Mt. Crested Butte. Since discovering Crested Butte, Neil has been instrumental in helping the Land Trust in multiple ways, particularly with fundraising events. “I don’t even think that I’ve done enough: I’m honored,” said Neil.
Neil is one of the Land Trust’s approximately 200 volunteers who value open space, trails, scenic views, and the ranching history of the Gunnison Valley. Volunteering is an opportunity to meet new friends, share your expertise, or gain new skills. If you would like to help the Land Trust with trail building, species identification and monitoring, noxious weed control, office or event assistance, please contact Katie at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 970.349.1206. Kids are welcome, too!