Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Wilderness 2008 Conference

April 3-5, 2008
Kane Hall, UW Campus and Mountaineers Building, Seattle

Over the space of three days, people from all over North America will come together at the University of Washington campus and The Mountaineers Building in Seattle to discuss the future of wilderness. The Wilderness 2008 Conference boasts an amazing schedule of workshops, speakers and social events. Participants will look at some of the changes happening in the world and their impacts on wilderness preservation.

The event kicks off on Thursday, April 3, with an evening presentation by award-winning environmental photo-journalist Gary Braasch, author of Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming is Changing the World. The conference ends with a banquet featuring Stephen Brown, editor of the Mountaineers book Arctic Wings. He will speak on the importance of the arctic as the nesting grounds to many of the world's birds.

For more information on conference activities and to register, visit www.wilderness2008.org.

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