Wilderness Workshop

Save the date!  The 2018 National Wilderness Workshop will be held in the fall in Gunnison, Colorado.  Specific dates coming soon, please continue to check back on this page.  For this year's workshop, we're teaming up with the National Wilderness Stewardship AllianceWestern Colorado State University's Masters of Environmental Management ProgramUnited States Forest ServiceNational Park ServiceUnited States Fish and Wildlife Service, and Bureau of Land Management.

The National Wilderness Workshop brings together land management agencies and partner organizations to address and work on national wilderness stewardship issues.  The theme for this year's workshop, "Connect to Wilderness Heritage" comes from the 2020 Vision: Interagency stewardship prioritiess for America's National Wilderness Preservation System, established during the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.  The 2020 Vision reads: 

"INSPIRE and nurture life-long connections between people of diverse cultures and wilderness.  Build respectful, long-term partnerships among wilderness managers, educators, Tribal leaders, cultural resource managers, and citizens from diverse tradtions, to develop and implement programs ad products that enhance connections to wilderness."

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