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Gullah/Geechee Nation

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Chosen as

Audubon Toyota TogetherGreen Fellow!

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Audubon & Toyota announced their 2012 TogetherGreen Fellows and on that list is St. Helena Island native and Chieftess and Head-of-State for the Gullah/Geechee Nation, Queen Quet. Queen Quet has been an environmental champion for what has been called the “Gullah/Geechee coast” for more than 30 years. Her fellowship proposal for Gullah/Geechee interactive environmental education programming was selected from over 130 applications from across the United States.

The TogetherGreen Fellowship Program invests in high-potential individuals from all backgrounds, providing them with the tools, resources, visibility, and a peer network to help them lead conservation actions that will help shape a healthier environmental future. Audubon and Toyota launched the five-year TogetherGreeninitiative in 2008 to fund innovative community projects, build conservation leaders, and offer volunteer opportunities across the country to benefit the environment.  Each year, 40 TogetherGreen Fellows…

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