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Protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Nov 14, 2007 November 14, 2007

If you receive Patagonia email alerts – or as I like to call them "e-nugs" (sign-up today, you won’t regret it) – your Inbox is more than likely housing our latest email encouraging action on behalf of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Back… Read More

Keeping Alternative Transportation on the Radar

Keeping Alternative Transportation on the Radar

Nov 12, 2007 November 12, 2007

In case you’ve been missing it, Democrat-sponsored Clean Energy legislation is up for a vote soon. Late Thursday night, word came down that Congressional leaders are considering dropping the mandates for clean energy alternatives. It’s a matter of days before the votes are cast, so time is running out to… Read More

Two Weeks in Chile with ForestEthics

Two Weeks in Chile with ForestEthics

By Jim Little   |   Nov 8, 2007 November 8, 2007

Back in January, Patagonia paid me to go to Chile for two weeks to volunteer with ForestEthics, a North American-based environmental group working to preserve and protect native forest. My name is Jim Little. I’m an editor here at Patagonia, and one of 21 employees last year… Read More

Dean, Mari and Mike share a laugh. Photo: Lynn Hill

Yosemite Trip

By Lynn Hill   |   Nov 6, 2007 November 6, 2007

I just arrived home from a brief but pleasant trip to Yosemite Valley, where I was invited to give a presentation at the AMGA (American Mountain Guides Association) annual meeting. The fall colors were splendid and the climbing temperatures ideal. It was a coming home of sorts, I met… Read More

Getting There: A Journey Toward Greener Driving

Getting There: A Journey Toward Greener Driving

Nov 1, 2007 November 1, 2007

[Ed note:  This is the first of a three-part post from former Patagonia employee Matt Hunt. Matt was kind enough to share the details of his conversion of a Toyota Land Cruiser using Patagonia’s alternative transportation incentive plan. Read on for an inside look at one man’s eco-fueled automotive quest.]… Read More

Call Today: Help Reform the Mining Law of 1872

Call Today: Help Reform the Mining Law of 1872

Oct 30, 2007 October 30, 2007

[Update: The bill was passed! Read the press release here.] Your help is needed to help bring needed change to mining regulations. On October 31, the entire House of Representatives will vote on the first real mining law reform in more than 10 years. Please call today! Tell… Read More

The Nature of the New World

The Nature of the New World

Oct 30, 2007 October 30, 2007

We recently received a request to post a list of Y.C.’s favorite books on The Cleanest Line. We’ll do our best to make that happen, but in the meantime there is one book Patagonia has been recommending since the launch of our Common Threads Garment Recycling program. The… Read More

Slowing Down for Savings

Slowing Down for Savings

Oct 26, 2007 October 26, 2007

You may have already taken a peek at our Footprint Chronicles. We launched it a couple of weeks ago and put an announcement up here on TCL. The Footprint Chronicles is a window of sorts. We’re hoping that through it, our customers… Read More

The True Meaning of Radical

The True Meaning of Radical

Oct 22, 2007 October 22, 2007

Epic. That’s all I need to say about this episode of The Dirtbag Diaries. Fitz Cahall will tell you the rest: Forests, rivers, oceans and mountains – to some of us they’re like old friends, but how far would you go to save them? In this… Read More

Petzl Roctrip

Petzl Roctrip

By Lynn Hill   |   Oct 18, 2007 October 18, 2007

The Petzl RocTrip event in the Red River Gorge this past weekend was certainly “eventful”. This year Petzl joined forces with the RRGCC (Red River Gorge Climbers Coalition) annual fundraiser called, Roctober Fest to help raise money… Read More

This Music is For the Birds

This Music is For the Birds

Oct 15, 2007 October 15, 2007

The outdoor bowl in beautiful Ojai, CA was the perfect setting on October 7 for Jackson Browne, The Household Gods, and many other friends to pledge their musical support for the Ojai Raptor Center. The sun shone, volunteers worked the crowd with a raptor… Read More

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