The Cleanest Line
Jim Little

Jim Little

Jim Little is a word-herder in Patagonia’s marketing department and holds the unofficial record for environmental internships.

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Floating Through Nowhere

May 9, 2016 May 9, 2016

Most people have never heard of the Owyhee Canyonlands, let alone pulled over to visit. On a map of Oregon, it’s that mostly blank expanse in the southeastern corner of the state near the Idaho/Nevada border—a place most would call nowhere. Rome, Burns and Jordan Valley are the nearest towns… Read More

Wooly in Patagonia

Wooly in Patagonia

Dec 19, 2012 December 19, 2012

We have some great benefits at Patagonia. But none is better than the opportunity to volunteer with environmental groups through our internship program. During my 15 years working as an editor here at our headquarters in Ventura, I’ve gotten to follow wild buffalo in West… Read More

Looking for Steelies

Looking for Steelies

Feb 2, 2011 February 2, 2011

Taking the plunge (albeit it a shallow one) into the Ventura River in the spirit of Our Common Waters, Patagonia’s new environmental campaign, Patagonia editor Jim Little and a couple of friends spent the afternoon snorkeling for endangered southern steelhead trout. Along the way they sneak… Read More

Adrift in the Sage Brush Sea

Adrift in the Sage Brush Sea

Nov 5, 2010 November 5, 2010

Patagonia’s environmental internship program is sending about 20 employees into the field this year to volunteer with nonprofit environmental groups around the world. The company pays employee salaries and benefits for up to a month while they work in D.C., Kenya, Kauai and other… Read More

Stories From the Gulf – Where Oil and Seafood Mix

Stories From the Gulf – Where Oil and Seafood Mix

Oct 11, 2010 October 11, 2010

This summer, Patagonia teamed up with non-profit environmental and social justice group, Louisiana Bucket Brigade (LABB), to assist with a project massive in scale and ambition: to track the full impact of the greatest ecological disaster in American history, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of Spring 2010. The… Read More

Just Visiting

Just Visiting

Dec 15, 2009 December 15, 2009

We don’t keep a formal visitor log here at Patagonia headquarters in Ventura; we don’t keep a formal anything. But we do see a steady stream of students interested in sustainable business practices, journalists who come to cover various aspects of the company, environmentalists promoting their issues, and athletes… Read More

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