Established in 2014, the Cathy McNeil Stewardship Fund helps pay for a summer Cathy McNeil Conservation Intern every year, as well as helping fund our Stewardship Director position. We have worked with three hard working and driven students since then who have each contributed significantly to RiGHT’s capacity to continue to conserve the San Luis Valley’s unique landscape of working lands. We look forward to welcoming another intern for the upcoming busy summer season.
Acquiring new conservation easements is exciting and fulfilling. And the on-going stewardship of completed projects is a vital part of our work. And we believe that RiGHT founder Cathy McNeil would have been honored to know that a fund was started for this purpose and to know how much benefit it provides the organization.
There are few things that leave such a lasting effect as conservation work and Cathy truly left an enormous legacy by founding and supporting this land trust. RiGHT has been serving the entire San Luis Valley for 17 years now and for a small organization, we have been doing big things.
To further Cathy’s legacy and to continue to build your own, we need your help to fund our internship and stewardship programs. Please join us in honoring her legacy by making a contribution to the Cathy McNeil Stewardship Fund by clicking on this link. Thank you!