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Recent News


NEW - Winter 2016-2017 Wilderness Stewardship Performance Award Grants Program.  

Go to the NWSA WSP Grants page for more information.  Applications going live on Friday, September 23, 2016.

2016 Wilderness Workshop  --  Register NOW!

We're excited to partner with the Society for Wilderness Stewardship this fall for the 2016 Wilderness Workshop! Topics include Stewardship and Traditional Skills Qualifications, Building Capacity for Stewardship Through Fundraising, and Economic Values of Wilderness, with an overall emphasis on the implementation of the 2020 Vision Plan.

This is your time to reconnect with fellow wilderness stewards and through the discussion and dialogue set the stage for the next generation of wilderness stewards.  Come join us in Missoula!

November 7-10, 2016

University of Montana in Missoula

Host Hotel:  DoubleTree by Hilton - Edgewater

Click here for more information and to register!


Want to make a bigger impact? Check out the Job Postings Here

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    WildXX Event for Poudre Wilderness Volunteers


    What the heck is WILDXX?

    Why just celebrate Wilderness on the 50th Anniversary, why not every year?  Poudre Wilderness Volunteers has an idea whose time may have come...

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    New NWSA Executive Director


    NWSA has hired its first Executive Director, Randy Welsh.  "I am extremely proud of the work that our wilderness stewards are doing across the country and feel humble to support their efforts in this new role,"  Randy said.  "Progress has been made, but there is still much to do to knit together the various wilderness stewardship groups into a collective voice.  NWSA is the right organization to get this job done.  I am pleased to help NWSA achieve its goal of a wilderness stewardship group for every wilderness and to help build a thriving and powerful wilderness stewardship community."

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