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In memory of James musgrove's Fundraiser:

Help Protect Yellowstone's Bears

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THE STORY:

In memory of our wonderful husband and father, James (Bud) Musgrove, we are setting up this fundraiser to purchase a bear box in Yellowstone National Park.

Some of you were lucky enough to know Bud and know that he was a strong advocate for the protection and conservation of bears.  It was his passion.  For a long time he had his own website dedicated to the American Grizzy Bear.  He spread a lot of knowlege about grizzly bear safety and protection, gave public talks, created a website on the subject, and networked with experts in the field.

He loved the outdoors and spent all his freetime camping or hiking in the mountains.  On August 31, 2002 Bud was hiking in the mountains near Lake O'Hara in Alberta Canada and passed away of a heart attack.  It was the most beautiful spot imaginable, even though he went far too soon.

It was the worst day of our lives but we think about him and his passion for the outdoors and especially bear protection all the time.  We really hope we can raise enough money, with the help of friends and family, to sponsor a bear box in Yellowstone National Park. If he were here today, he'd be updating his Facebook status about this amazing way to reduce bear/human conflict as we speak :)

What is a bear box?

Bear boxes are locked containers that campers can use to store food that could normally attract bears if left in the open.  When bears are attracted by smell it can put the lives of both the camper and the bear in jeopardy.

Bear boxes are a proven method to help minimize conflict and keep bears and people safe. Yet, less than 25% of the campsites in Yellowstone's roadside campgrounds have these critical bear boxes installed!

Even if you didn't know Bud personally, maybe you've been to Yellowstone or another National Park...maybe you've been camping.... or maybe you just love the outdoors as much as Bud did and maybe you can see how important bear boxes could be in a campground.  We hope that you can donate any amount to go towards sponsoring a bear box in Yellowstone National Park.   Our goal is to raise $1500 which would sponsor a box with a plaque in Bud's name.  

Love,

Francoise, Kristen, and Claudine

 

 

 

 

 

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To This Fundraiser

$1,225

MONEY RAISED
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  • Diane Smith

    $25

  • Lina and Luke Heithecker

    $25

  • Dan and Martha Bath

    $50

  • Tom & Josee Jackman

    $50

  • Richelle R.

    $100

  • Evelyn and Charlie

    $100

  • Big Sky Ladies

    $100

  • Charlotte and Benjamin

    $100

  • Sanne og Anders

    $50

  • Bailey and Annabel

    $100

  • Francoise

    $100

  • Lila and Logan

    $50

  • Belle Bath

    $50

  • Lara and Brett Deits

    $50

  • Fred

    $50

  • Lucca & Olivia

    $50

  • shannon Copeland-Knoernschild

    $50

  • Lyndsay B.

     

  • Jody Musgrove

    $100

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82% Raised of $1,500 Goal

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The Team: $51,917 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

YELLOWSTONE PARK FOUNDATION INC

Amount Raised

$47,693

 

79% Raised of $60,000 Goal

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Matt Ludin

Amount Raised

$2,024

Fundraiser Title

In memory of James musgrove

Amount Raised

$1,225

 

82% Raised of $1,500 Goal

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Don Baldwin

Amount Raised

$300

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Elle Winchester

Amount Raised

$245

 

16% Raised of $1,500 Goal

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Joe Light

Amount Raised

$200

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Gail Hecox

Amount Raised

$175

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Jacie Miller

Amount Raised

$30

Donor Comments

Jody Musgrove

Jody Musgrove

DONATION: $100

As a tribute to a special and caring brother! 2 years ago

Lyndsay B.

Lyndsay B.

2 years ago

shannon Copeland-Knoernschild

shannon Copeland-Knoernschild

DONATION: $50

Happy Birthday to your Dad! 2 years ago

Lucca & Olivia

Lucca & Olivia

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Fred

Fred

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Lara and Brett Deits

Lara and Brett Deits

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Belle Bath

Belle Bath

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Lila and Logan

Lila and Logan

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Francoise

Francoise

DONATION: $100

To a wonderful husband and father with whom we shared so much. 2 years ago

Bailey and Annabel

Bailey and Annabel

DONATION: $100

You would have loved us... 2 years ago