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Advocacy 101 With the Outdoor Alliance

IMBA is one of the founding members in the Outdoor Alliance (OA), a U.S.-based non-profit that unites the voices of outdoor enthusiasts to conserve public lands and ensure those lands are managed in a way that embraces the human-powered experience. The coalition also includes American Whitewater, American Canoe Association, Access Fund, Winter Wildlands Alliance, the Mountaineers, and the American Alpine Club. 

OA recently published a four-part Advocacy 101 series that mountain bikers who are interested in promoting advocacy and access can draw on for practical and effective advice. Although the materials are not be focused on mountain biking, the tactics and ideas presented in this series are quite worthwhile for knobby-tire advocates. Thanks to the OA for providing this advice: