Most of the time in the 21st century, we dominate our surroundings: We tweak the thermostat, and the temperature falls one degree. We push a button, and Taylor Swift sings for us. It's the opposite in the wilderness, which teaches us constantly that we are not lords of the universe but rather building blocks of it. Nicholas Kristof, Journalist
The National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance exists to bring together the wilderness stewardship community into a growing network of volunteer-based non-profit organizations that provide stewardship for America's enduring resource of wilderness. Read More
What's Happening -
National Wilderness Workshop is coming up next week. REGISTRATION has CLOSED. Demand was so high we exceeded our capacity.
Over 200 people will attend the 2019 National Wilderness Workshop is October 23-26, 2019, in Bend Oregon.
The theme for the Workshop is:
The Path from Recreationist to Steward; Engaging Wilderness Users to Care for the Places They Cherish
We have a strong line up of speakers, events, demonstrations and posters planned for Bend.
Some sessions will be recorded and posted on our website in the future for those who are not able to attend.
Fall 2019 NWSA Newsletter is Now Available...
It's Time to Join or RENEW your NWSA Membership. Don't miss out on NWSA Funding Programs.
Memberships end September 31, 2019. Remember to renew your NWSA Membership for 2020. Click here for details.
It is now time to renew membership in NWSA for the 2020 Fiscal Year. Membership runs October-September matching the US Government Fiscal Year. Participate in webinars, apply for grants, get discounts at workshops and conferences. Be kept advised of news and events affecting the wilderness stewardship community. Join the community today!
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