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Friday, September 14, 2012

Elk Helper Receives Recognition

Congratulations to Bert Linder for the countless hours he put toward wildlife conserveration while working with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and other organizations.  Bert worked to fortify the North Hills Elk herd located in the mountains and foothills above Missoula.  He will be recognized for his efforts at the University of Montana-Liberty football game on September 15 in Missoula, Montana.  A news release is below:  

Media Advisory
Bert Lindler recognized as Volunteer of the Game

September 14, 2012

HELENA, MT- The Governor’s Office of Community Service will recognize Bert Lindler as the “Volunteer of the Game” during Saturday’s Griz home football game.

Who: Bert Lindler
What: Volunteer of the Game
When: Saturday, September 15, game starts at 1:30pm, presentation between the third and fourth quarter
Where: Washington-Grizzly Stadium, Missoula

Bert Lindler is being recognized for his dedication to conservation and environmental stewardship. Bert has volunteered countless hours to preserving Montana’s natural resources.  He has helped organize fencing removal projects, built elk passage gates, educated neighbors about bear awareness, and advocated for hunter access and wildlife conservation. The many organizations that Bert regularly volunteers with include Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, the U.S. Forest Service, The Nature Conservancy, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Hellgate Hunters and Anglers, Five Valleys Land Trust, the National Wildlife Federation, the Grant Creek Trails Association, the Grant Creek Neighborhood Council, the City of Missoula Open Space Advisory Committee, and the City of Missoula Conservation Lands Advisory Committee. Bert truly is a committed volunteer making sure that Montana’s wild places are preserved and open for all to enjoy.

The Governor’s Office of Community Service is recognizing community volunteers at home games throughout the 2012 Grizzlies’ football season. Nominate an outstanding volunteer from your community for a ServeMontana Award. 

The Governor’s Office of Community Service expands and promotes national service and volunteerism in Montana and engages citizens in service and emergency preparedness.

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