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Colorado Wilderness Conference

Join us this spring for the Colorado Wilderness Conference

MAY 10-11, 2019


We are returning to Buena Vista to discuss the state’s most pressing Wilderness topics such as new designations, current management strategies, and grassroots organizing skills.

  • Advocacy, Stewardship and Protections for Colorado’s Wildest Landscapes
  • Workshops, Speaker Panels, Networking & Field Trips
  • Volunteers, Staff and Wilderness Lovers Welcome!
  • Film Screening of "Wild Hope"
  • Food by Kalamata Pit Catering
  • Beer from Eddyline Brewing

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Need financial help to attend?  Apply for a scholarship HERE!

Full Agenda

Agenda Highlights

Friday, 12:00pm - 7:30pm

    A Sportsman's Perspective: The Importance of Wilderness
    10-year Strategic Vision
    Trail Clearing Challenges - Are Chainsaws the Answer?
    Wilderness Manager Panel: Protecting what we already have
    Dinner & Film Screening: "Wild Hope" with Suez Jacobson

Saturday, 8:30am - 5:30pm

    Welcome & History of Wilderness
    The CORE Act - How to harness grassroots enthusiasm for this iconic campaign
    Recreation Impact Monitoring - A data analytics approach to land management
    Happy Hour & Closing Remarks Wilderness in the Anthropocene

Sunday, 9:30am - 1:00pm

  • Field Trips: Browns Canyon National Monument, Camp Hale/CORE Act Areas