The Upper Midwest Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and several counties in western Wisconsin and Nebraska, and raises funds for critical MS research. Join the Movement toward a world free of MS.
Frozen Hiker Photography is a collaboration between Don Tredinnick and Peter Berman. Our goal is to provide on location photo and video workshops at a reasonable price. Check out our events page for all the details of upcoming workshops. In addition to our workshops, you can also find us at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge where Don leads free workshops and photo hikes. These events are also listed on our events page. Don's role consists of classroom and field instruction related to still photography, and blog editor. Click here to learn more about Don Tredinnick Peter's role consists of classroom and field instruction related to video and still photography. Click here to learn more about Peter Berman
The Edina Chorale is dedicated to the study and performance of the best in choral music and to bringing that music to the southwest area of the Twin Cities. Adult singers of all ages are encouraged and assisted in musical skill development through weekly choral and sectional rehearsals. The Chorale performs locally in December, March and May, and may perform additional concerts outside the immediate area.
African Horizons is a family-owned business founded in 1998 by James and Marie Blesius. Marie, a native of France, has enjoyed the privilege of touring the world literally since she was born. With both her parents in the travel business, she has been to Africa many times and experienced her first safari in Kenya at the age of ten. She has worked with her father, a safari specialist with more than 20 years of experience in the field. She has personally conducted safaris throughout Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
NO WATER NO LIFE MISSION AND GOALS No Water No Life combines the powers of photography, scientific research and stakeholder knowledge to raise awareness of the vital importance of freshwater resources, perils of watershed degradation and opportunities for sustainable resource management. A long-term and globally focused project, No Water No Life’s goals are to: Document the availability, usage and quality of our critical freshwater resources; Educate stakeholders through publications, lectures, exhibits and school curricula; Foster partnerships within and across geopolitical boundaries.
The Mara Conservancy plays an active role in initiating and encouraging conservation efforts within the Mara National Reserve. Within only a few months, the Mara Conservancy made a number of improvements including: Clamping down on poaching Improving the roads by routine grading Creating further secondary roads to improve wildlife viewing
Nikki Armstrong a world class singer with a velvety torch style. Nikki can be frequently seen performing on a regular basis with her band ,"Whole Lotta Blues" ,at B.B. Kings Club Lucille's on 42nd St. in New York City. She also performs at various venues around the tri-state area and on WFDU radio.