Bears Ears Education Center

A project in Bluff, UT by Friends of Cedar Mesa

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Teaching visitors how to Visit With Respect and promoting responsible recreation throughout the Bears Ears region.
Backers: 3009
Average Pledge Per Backer: $72

Funded: $217,244 of $100,000
Dates: Nov 21st -> Jan 1st (41 days)
Project By: Friends of Cedar Mesa
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Latest News

Stretch Goal $185k Achieved / New Stretch Goal Set To $225k

December 13th - via:
Hello fine people: Well, you just helped us hit our stretch goal: $185k! Holy jumpin'! That is $85k over and above our initial goal of $100k. Amazing. Your generosity has contributed to the purchase of the building for the Education Center and the... (Read More)

Clarification about "secret hike" reward

December 6th - via:
Some have questioned the propriety of Josh taking people to a "secret" place as a reward on Kickstarter. It was a mistake to use the word "secret." Unfortunately, Kickstarter won't let us change that description since at least one backer has chosen... (Read More)

Turn The Lights On

December 5th - via:
Wow! You all have continued to blow us away. When we started this, we weren’t sure whether we could even complete the purchase of the old bar in Bluff, Utah. But as you started pledging, outdoor brands took notice of the community’s passion and... (Read More)

We did it!

December 5th - via:
Holy shit! Thank you, from the bottoms of our hearts.  Today was not a good day for Bears Ears, but the outpouring of support for the Education Center has been a silver lining.  We're going to go have a beer. In the morning, we're going to get back... (Read More)

Claim It.

December 4th - via:
If you feel like claiming your positive, real world action of donating, go for it! Drag this badge image onto your desktop or save it to your phone and replace your social media profile image. Thanks friends. We appreciate you. DTTB    (Read More)

The Good, The Bad and The Necessary.

December 4th - via:
Hiya good people: Today is a big day for a few reasons. Thanks to your motivation, generosity and voices, the Bears Ears Education Center was mentioned in a report on CNN today. We are over 75% funded and the momentum just keeps growing. These are... (Read More)

6 Days in. 40% Funded. Thank you!

November 27th - via:
Hello friends! Well, we are six days into our fundraising effort — and thanks to early backers like you, we are 40% funded. That is pretty darn amazing, if you ask us. We wanted to take a moment to say a heartfelt thank you for supporting this... (Read More)

Duct Tape Then Beer Leads Kickstart Campaign to Raise $100K for Bears Ears Education Center

November 22nd - via:
The status of Bears Ears National Monument remains in limbo. Despite the lack of clarity from the current administration, visitation and recreational use grew in the Bears Ears region over the last year and will continue to do so (Read More)

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