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Time to Renew NWSA Membership for 2017.  Click here for details.


Summer 2016 WSP Grant Interim Report Issued to the Forest Service.

At the 2016 National Workshop NWSA had the opportunity to present the Interim Final Report of the Summer 2016 WSP Project Grants.  With 15 of 17 projects complete this report gives an overview of the excellent work performed by wilderness stewardship groups to assist the Forest Service in WSP scoring activities.  Read More Here...

Winter 2016-2017 Wilderness Stewardship Performance Award Grantees Announced.

NWSA is pleased to announce that nine organizations will receive between $2,000 and $5,000 for Winter 2017 WSP Grants.  A total of $30,000 was made available for this cycle of the WSP Grant Program.  Read More Here...

To learn more about NWSA's Grant Programs visit the NWSA WSP Grants page.

Be sure to check back regularly for new grant opportunities.  Summer 2017 WSP Grant Program should be announced in January 2017.

2016 Wilderness Workshop  --  A Great Success!!!

The National Wilderness Workshop is over for this year, but the energy created, the information transferred, and the connections made will cascade through the new year into a big win for wilderness.

Kudo's to the Society for Wilderness Stewardship (SWS), our wilderness professional society partner, for an excellent round-up of workshops, presentations, and training.  The Wild Olympics were an awesome opportunity for networking, team building, and fun!

Click here for SWS website information on the National Wilderness Workshop

Check back after the new year for information on 2017's Wilderness gathering.


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    Summer 2016 WSP Grant Report

    The Summer 2016 WSP Interim Grant Report is available for review.  This reports provides an executive summary of the 2016 WSP Grants.  Read on...

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    National Wilderness Workshop

    The National Wilderness Workshop is underway!  This week over 120 wilderness professionals from agencies, non-profit wilderness stewardship groups, academia, and students have descended on the University of Montana campus in Missoula Montana to further progress on implementing the 2020 Wilderness Vision document for the National Wilderness Preservation System.  Read more...

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