Bayou Land Conservancy is thrilled to announce its status as a 2021 Athletic Brewing Two for the Trails grantee winner. The leading non-alcoholic craft brewer’s donation program is the largest of its kind in the outdoors space, and Bayou Land Conservancy received $10,000 to go towards the Spring Creek Nature Trail.
Two for the Trails allocates 2% of Athletic Brewing’s sales dollars to support active and healthy lifestyles in the outdoors, and Bayou Land Conservancy has pledged to utilize the grant to repair and maintain the Spring Creek Nature Trail after an uptick in usage during the Covid-19 pandemic. Two For the Trails is built to help cover funding gaps on projects that will provide a transformative impact on local and national communities.
In 2021, a total of 150+ applications were received, from small and niche community groups (such as Ridge Riders Mountain Bike Association in Lakeland, FL), up to large-scale, nationally-focused organizations (such as Yosemite Conservancy in California). Of these applications, 62 were chosen as grantees, Bayou Land Conservancy receiving $10,000 of an impressive $1,000,000+ overall donation pool.
“The Spring Creek Nature Trail has become an essential community resource to unplug, unwind, and center ourselves in nature,” said Jill Boullion, Bayou Land Conservancy’s Executive Director. “During the Covid-19 pandemic, the trail experienced a 400% surge in usage, which has been sustained through 2021. This uptick in traffic comes with an increased need to repair and maintain the trail to keep it in tip-top shape for all to enjoy. We’re so grateful to Athletic Brewing and the Two for the Trails program for investing in natural community gems across the country.”
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For more information on Bayou Land Conservancy, please visit www.bayoulandconservancy.org