Congrats to Christian Lutkemeyer for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!
Nominating Organization: Irvine Ranch Conservancy
Honoree Category: Animals & Environment
Why Nominated: A leader in many ways, Christian Lutkemeyer is not only a Docent for mountain bike activities, he is also a Land Steward, Trail Guide, Mountain Bike Skills Instructor, and most importantly a Fire Watch volunteer for Irvine Ranch Conservancy. Since 2011, Christian has donated 611 hours of his time enhancing, instrcting, and leading activities on the land. After becoming a Land Steward, Christian used his knowledge to remove invasive species in the San Joaquin watershed, in Bommer Canyon, and even participated in restoration of the land in Baker Canyon. The last Sunday of each month, Christian instructs the public on how to use their mountain bikes safely on the trails at the Conservancy’s Mountain Bike Skills Clinic. You will not only find Christian riding the peaks of Limestone Canyon into the wilderness, but he will also be encouraging, enlisting, and engaging participants, as well as volunteers, in the vast amount of work to be done on the land.
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