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Relevant Media, Interviews, and News Stories

Travel and Tourism Board Announces Full Confidence in The Center for Jackson Hole, SHIFT, Travel Wire News, May 21, 2019

Board won’t divest from SHIFT, Jackson Hole News & Guide, May 20, 2019

Why Don’t We All SHIFT to DialogueJackson Hole News & Guide, May 15, 2019

Offering support for Beckwith, SHIFT, Jackson Hole News & Guide, May 8, 2019

Ask Your Doctor if Nature is Right for You, Outside Magazine, cover article, May 2019

SHIFT board backs director in dustup, Jackson Hole News & Guide, April 17


Your Forests Your Future podcasts

  • S2E23: Live at SHIFT 2018: Story Slam Pt. 2
  • S2E22: Live at SHIFT 2018: Story Slam Pt. 1
  • S2E20: Live at SHIFT 2018: Olivia Van Damme
  • S2E19: Live at SHIFT 2018: Barton Robison
  • S2E18: Live at SHIFT 2018: Christian Beckwith

WE MADE IT! – 2018 SHIFT AWARDS OFFICIAL SELECTION,” Idaho Business Blog, July 10, 2018

Rails-to-Trails Staffer Honored As a 2018 “Emerging Leader” by SHIFT,” Rails to Trails Conservancy, TrailBlog, July 16, 2018

A Disruptive Approach to Conservation with Christian Beckwith,” ParksLeader podcast. August 8, 2018

SHIFT Festival focuses on wellness,” JH News and Guide, October 16, 2018

Parks Rx receives national award for impact, innovation and replicability,” University of Alabama, Birmingham, October 30, 2018


Christian Beckwith – Building a Conservation Coalition,” Mountain and Prarie, Feb 14, 2017

A Call to Activism for Outdoor Apparel Makers, The New York Times, July 27, 2017

SHIFT: A Conservation Festival Born in Jackson Hole,” Jackson Hole, Stay Wild Blog, September 26, 2017

Powderhook Named 2017 SHIFT Awards Official Selection,The Outdoor Wire, August 1, 2017

Caroline Gleich’s Tips on Supporting the Causes that Matter Most,REI Co-Op, August 5, 2017

Third Annual SHIFT Festival Makes Business Case for Public Lands,” Outdoor Industry Association, Aug. 20, 2017

Jackson Hole’s Shift Festival Will Promote Public Lands, SGB Media, Aug 23, 2017

Changes to National Monuments Could Negatively Impact Local EconomiesOutdoor Industry Association, Sept. 11, 2017

Natives Outdoors’ Founder Len Necefer Brings Much-Needed Cultural Diversity to the Outdoor CommunityTake Me Outdoors, September 18, 2017

Support the Emerging Leaders ProgramHipcamp Journal, September 20, 2017

National Monument Changes Could Adversely Affect Local Economies“, Outdoor Industry Association, Sept 21, 2017

SHIFT for the Planet Debuts to Connect Innovative Non-Profits and B-Corps“, Take Me Outdoors, Oct 4, 2017

These 20-Somethings are Out to Save Conservation’s SoulOutside Magazine, October 13, 2017

Sierra Club Military Outdoors Leader Honored as 2017 Emerging Leader,” Sierra Club, October 31, 2017

SHIFT Founder Christian Beckwith Explains the Festivals History and Importance for Our Futures,Take Me Outdoors, October 31, 2017

SHIFT Links Businesses With Public LandsJackson Hole News and Guide, Nov. 1, 2017

Native Leaders Defend Bears Ears National MonumentQuad Cities NPR, November 3, 2017

Growing Wyoming’s Outdoor Recreation Economy Wyoming Public Media, November 3, 2017

Wyoming Expected to Create Office of Outdoor RecreationCasper Star-Tribune, November 3, 2017

SHIFT: The Joyful Transfer of PowerJoy Trip Project, November 4, 2017

State Looks for Ways to Expand Outdoor Recreation IndustryJackson Hole News and Guide, November 6, 2017

SHIFT 2017 focused on making a case for public landsBuckrail, November 9, 2017

SHIFTing Our PerspectiveTeton Science, November 10, 2017

Wie einst im Wilden Westen (Battle for Land Rights in the US: Once Upon a Time in the Wild West”) Swiss Public Radio, December 11, 2017



 Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, 10/24/16

“The SHIFT Movement”

Trevor Cobb, Bramble Outdoor, 11/9/16

“SHIFT Fest opens eyes and minds”

Jackson Hole News&Guide, 10/19/16

“America’s Public Lands”

Judith Kohler, Medium, 10/17/16

“Gov. Mead ties conservation to tax collection”,

Jackson Hole Daily, 10/14/16

“Shifting perspectives”,

Jackson Hole News&Guide, 10/12/16

“In Both Practice And Spirit, Mountain Bikes Do Not Belong In Wilderness”,

Michael Dax, Bullseye Media, 10/3/16

“Culture Klash: SHIFTing Sands: SHIFT Festival brings together conservation and outdoor luminaries to address environmental issues du jour.

Planet JH, 10/11/16


Todd Wilkinson Big Sky Media, 10/7/16

“The New Golden Rule of Playing Outside: Place First” ,

Christopher Salomon, Outside Magazine, 5/21/16

“Shift Festival Tackles Conservation, Recreation, Cultural Diversity, and Public Lands”

Explore Big Sky, 10/29/16


Overheard at 2015 SHIFT Festival
Jen Lamboy, Mooncut Mountain Creative

Maximize Social Engagement With a Single Thunderous Boom
Katie Boue, Outdoor Industry Association

Gratitude for Jackson Hole Wildlife Festival and SHIFT
Julie Kling, Teton Spirit Connection

The (Food) Choices We Make…An Evening With SHIFTjh
Christina McGuire, Teton Family Magazine

SHIFT Fest Features Conservation Leaders
Jessie Wiese, Explore Big Sky

THE BUZZ: Eco Renegade
Robyn Vincent, Planet Jackson Hole

Nat Geo Writer Says At 100 Years, Yellowstone And Other National Parks Facing Huge Challenges
Caroline Ballard, Wyoming Public Radio

People In The Picture: National Geographic Photographer Captures Western Landscapes Amid Throngs
Caroline Ballard, Wyoming Public Radio

SHIFT Festival Connects Adventure Seekers And Conservationists

Micah Schweizer & Ryan Oberhelman, HumaNature Podcast

In its third year SHIFT seems to hit its stride
Melissa Cassutt, Jackson Hole News & Guide

How Does Angel Collinson Ski With A Purpose?
Hillary Saunders, Teton Gravity Research

10 questions for Black Diamond CEO Peter Metcalf
Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile

Carnivores, We Need to Talk
Annie Fenn, Teton Family Magazine

SHIFT AND Slow Food in the Tetons Present: The People’s Banquet
Kelly Smith, Slow Food of the Tetons

SHIFT brings Mark Bittman to People’s Banquet Friday
Molly Flaherty, Dishing

Himalaya Fall 2015: It’s Over On Everest and Dhaulagiri

Kraig Becker, The Adventure Blog

Faces of the Festival
Julie Kling, Planet Jackson Hole

Live: Oct. 9: The People’s Banquet featuring Mark Bittman
Snowriders International

Live Oct. 7: Skiing and Climate Change with Angel Collinson and Lucas Debari
Teton Gravity Research

LIVE STREAM: Outdoor Athletes Speak on Climate Change at the 2015 SHIFT Festival
The North Face

Live Oct. 7: Skiing and Climate Change with Angel Collinson and Lucas Debari
Snowriders International

Shifting into Third
Kelsey Dayton, Jackson Hole News & Guide

SHIFT Festival underway in Jackson
Caroline Ballard, Wyoming Public Radio

SHARP SHIFT: Adventure, conservation luminaries storm the valley for annual festival
Julie Kling, Planet Jackson Hole

Food With Mark Bittman On Wednesday’s Access Utah
Tom Williams, Utah Public Radio

SHIFTjh: Where Conservation Meets Adventure
Shellie Keegan, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

David Quammen On Wednesday’s Access Utah
Tom Williams, Utah Public Radio

Third Annual SHIFT Festival to be held Oct. 7-10
Matt Johnson, Standard Journal

From Adventurer to Global Thinker: Interview with SHIFT founder Christian Beckwith
Jo Ostgarden, Gearographer

Chad Brown Participates at SHIFTA Cross-Cultural Exploration
Soul River

Journalists Invited to Attend 2015 SHIFT Festival
MidCurrent – Fly Fishing at Its Best

Fighting about saving the things we all love
Jackson Hole News & Guide by Molly Absolon

Jackson Hole’s Shift Festival
Stephen Williams, Spring Creek Ranch

This land is your land? Tensions rise over use of the great outdoors

Jason Blevins, The Denver Post

Scott Jurek’s Champagne Problems

Grayson Schaffer, Outside Magazine

SHIFT Festival: The Intersection of Conservation, Culture, and Adventure

Kraig Becker, Gearographer

3rd Annual SHIFT Festival to be Held Oct. 7‑10

Outdoor Industry Association

Top Festivals in Jackson Hole: #1 SHIFT
Geraldine Mishev, Travel and Leisure


Rocket Fuel