This award of up to $10,000 is given annually to exceptional projects, which will have a lasting impact on grassland conservation. Ritt Kellogg graduated from Colorado College in 1990. He loved wild places, both at sea and in the mountains. His mountaineering career included difficult rock-and-ice climbs in Colorado and desert rock climbs. He valued the preservation and protection of wilderness areas, and strived to be a positive friend to all. He found joy in helping others, often when they did not expect it. Ritt died tragically in an avalanche while he and two friends were topping out on the east face of Mt. Foraker in Alaska, June 18, 1992.
These grants directly promote conservation research. Grants are one-year, unrestricted funds that can be used for direct or indire

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