Principles of the E.A.R.L. Foundation

  1. This corporation is organized exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes including the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code. 
  2. To educate the general public about wildlife conservation and build awareness of backcountry wilderness issues.
  3. To create audio, video and printed material providing information to the public on the multiple uses of mountainous terrain.
  4. To educate the public concerning the necessity of preserving the nation’s mountainous backcountry and its inhabitants.
  5. To publish internet based content focusing on mountainous backcountry preservation efforts and developments;
  6. To sponsor seminars or other educational events where community, environmental leaders, governmental representatives and other concerned members of the public and government may meet to exchange ideas, suggest solutions, and implement strategies to protect the nation’s backcountry wilderness.
  7. To meet and report findings to governmental representatives or committees, agencies and boards, 
  8. To assist local, state and federal lawmakers in establishing enforceable legislation designed to protect backcountry habitat and wildlife.
  9. To expand and redefine existing educational and environmental programs as necessary to meet the evolving challenge of protecting the nation’s backcountry resources.