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Madeline Island Ferry Line Donates to Support Leonardo Academy's Sustainable Transportation Initiatives PDF Print E-mail
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Madison, WI - September 6, 2012Madeline Island Ferry Line MV Bayfield. - Leonardo Academy recognizes Madeline Island Ferry Line for its generous donation to support the outreach and education activities of Leonardo Academy's Sustainable Transportation Program. This funding will help educate and raise awareness on the need for sustainable transportation and reduced emissions. Leonardo Academy works proactively to achieve the sustainable transportation of persons and goods throughout the country. This program is designed to move the transportation industry and operators toward higher performance in the areas where transportation has the greatest impacts: access, climate, energy, and ecological function.

Michael Arny, President of Leonardo Academy, said, "We sincerely appreciate Madeline Island Ferry Line's generous donation to support the continued activities of our Sustainable Transportation Program. Leonardo Academy is dedicated to developing sustainability strategies for people, companies and organizations to support environmental and social equity achievements and economic success."

There are many ways you can participate in and support this program. Visit Leonardo Academy's web site to learn how:

About Madeline Island Ferry Line

Madeline Island Ferry Line connects Bayfield and Madeline Island with the operation of four ferries, the Motor Vessel (MV) Bayfield, MV Madeline, MV Island Queen, and MV Nichevo. Located at the gateway to the Apostle Islands on the south shore of Lake Superior in Northern Wisconsin, Madeline Island Ferry Line provides passenger, bicycle and car transportation between the picturesque towns of LaPointe and Bayfield. The 25-minute trip provides spectacular views of the lake itself and several of the 22 Apostle Islands.

Madeline Island Ferry Line has a strong commitment to natural resource protection. It is their goal to continuously improve the environmentally sustainable methods already in place, such as an active recycling program, fuel saving and streamlined maintenance practices. In addition, they are introducing new energy-saving and environmentally-healthy systems into its organization.

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Mission Statement
Leonardo Academy is a charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing sustainability by leveraging innovative tools and information to motivate the competitive market. By utilizing an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability strategies, education and implementation, we strive to make sustainability practical for everyone. We develop integrative sustainability solutions designed to enhance the environmental stewardship, social responsibility and economic prosperity of organizations, corporations and individuals. We see a world filled with sustainable opportunities that can transform the way we live today and ensure the prosperity of future generations.

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Individuals, organizations and companies are invited to join in Leonardo Academy’s work on advancing sustainability. One important way to join in our work is by making a charitable donation to support these efforts. Online donations can be made at

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