2020 National Wilderness Workshop


We are so enthused to share with you the details for this year's National Wilderness Workshop brought to you by the Society for Wilderness Stewardship and the National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance.

WHERE: University of California at Merced & Yosemite National Park

WHEN: October 13 - 17, 2020
WHO: Wilderness fans of all stages - stakeholders, practitioners, volunteers, academics, enthusiasts! 
WHAT: The theme this year is Ecological Change, and the workshop will have sessions built around the theme, Wilderness Culture, Wilderness Science and Wilderness Management.
REGISTER: Registration will be posted to the Society for Wilderness Stewardship website, and available starting June 1, 2020.


The 2020 Vision for Wilderness Stewardship(an interagency document containing stewardship priorities for the National Wilderness Preservation System) highlights the need for cohesive, adaptive management in a time of ecological change:

"Prepare for ecological change.  Focus on the stewardship of dynamic landscapes through evaluating the role of wilderness in landscape scale conservation and ecosystem resiliency as climate change progresses."

E-mail ideas for sessions around managing wilderness in times of ecological change to Heather MacSlarrow.

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