Marshall Alford
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  • Fort Collins, CO
  • United States
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  • Jeff Malik
  • Sara McLaughlin
  • Jill Kauffman
  • Maren Nilsen
  • Kimberly Banzhaf
  • Sarah McNair-Landry
  • Lindsay Bourgoine
  • Anthony Shaheen
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Marshall Alford's Discussions

Sense of Place

Started this discussion. Last reply by stefanie michaelson Jun 6, 2011. 1 Reply

What is it that gives you a strong sense of place? There are several for me like a good view and how remote a place is.  I use this to evaluate my favorite outdoor places.My most unique criteria is…Continue

Tags: place, GTFO, favorite, backcountry, camping

National Trails System

Started May 16, 2011 0 Replies

There is a network of federally designated trails which is largely unknown.  It consists of the recognizable pacific crest, continental divide, and apalachan trails but also includestrails that are…Continue

Tags: parks, forest, GTFO, history, recreation


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hiking, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, backpacking, rock climbing, fishing, hunting, other

Marshall Alford's Blog

Discover this Ambassador's Secret to Character, Happiness, and Success in the Outdoors!

Posted on March 14, 2012 at 5:30pm 1 Comment

I gave Anthony Shaheen a call to chat and discover this ambassador’s secret to character, happiness, and success in the outdoors.

What project are you currently working on to get youth in the outdoors?

I just landed an exciting new grant to fund 4 projects, summer camp scholarships, after school programs, and an uplift the at Mecklenburg County Parks greenhouse. It’s a fundraising grant that will match what is generated up to $15K. That's a total of $30K! I’ve been chasing this…


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At 7:35pm on September 19, 2011, Luke McNally said…
Wow Marshall, your picture picture is soo ravishing. Clearly, you are a stuuud
At 9:57am on August 22, 2011, Christine Chung said…
I'll always be leading people outside! Keep me in the loop if ON is looking for more ambassadors!
At 8:17am on July 25, 2011, Christine Chung said…
Hey Marshall! I saw that you were one of the ambassadors and wanted to say hello! We met during the National Scenic and Historic Trails conference in Missoula. I just got back from the Denver Summit and it was mind-blowing! Keep leading the force that is Outdoor Nation!
At 4:12pm on July 7, 2011, Kimberly Banzhaf said…
are you actually going to the denver summit? or is that just a tease? i'm ready for us to hang out and be friends!
At 11:33am on May 16, 2011, Marshall Alford said…
Currently attending the 13th conference
on national scenic and historic trails.  
One of the major issues we are addressing is
 how to engage youth and future generations
in the nation's pathways.

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