"Wilderness Under Siege"
With George Wuerthner
 
George WuerthnerGeorge Wuerthner, Wilderness Watch's Advocate-Organizer, is traveling the country to raise awareness about Wilderness and the threats facing it. "Geo" is talking about the challenges facing Wilderness, helping people better protect the Wildernesses in their backyards and around the country, and organizing against congressional and administration efforts to weaken or repeal the Wilderness Act. We hope you can join us at one of the events during Geo’s tour! 

 

George is a well-known writer on conservation issues, having published 38 books and innumerable articles, essays, and opinion pieces. He’s given hundreds of presentations around the country on Wilderness, wildfire, livestock grazing, wildlife protection, and other public land issues.

 

George is also a wildlands explorer extraordinaire, having hiked and paddled in more than 400 designated Wildernesses and more than 180 national park units.
 
 

 

We hope to add more dates at a later time, so please check back.
 
Earlier this year and late last year, "Wilderness Under Siege" went to: 

 

6/6: Boulder, CO
Sponsored by Indian Peaks Wilderness Alliance

 

6/4: Steamboat Springs, CO

Sponsored by Friends of Wilderness

 

5/31: Westford, MA

Sponsored by RESTORE: The North Woods, Massachusetts Sierra Club, Walden Woods Project, The Thoreau Society,The Rewilding Institute, Mass Forest Rescue

 

5/30: Brunswick, ME

Sponsored by RESTORE: The North Woods, Friends of Merrymeeting Bay, Gulf of Maine Books, Sierra Club-Maine Chapter, Friends of Baxter State Park, and The Rewilding Institute

 

5/17: Salt Lake City, UT
Sponsored by Save Our Canyons

 

5/15: Durango, CO
Sponsored by Great Old Broads for Wilderness and the Sherbino Theater

 

5/14: Ridgway, CO

Sponsored by Great Old Broads for Wilderness and the Sherbino Theater

 

5/13: Kanab, UT
Sponsored by Grand Staircase Escalante Partners as part of Amazing Earthfest

 

4/17: St. Paul, Minnesota
Sponsored by Minnesota Parks and Trails Council

 

3/24: Fresno, CA
Sponsored by the Sierra Club Tehipite Chapter as part of its annual banquet


3/25: Bakersfield, CA 
Sponsored by the Sierra Club California/Nevada Desert Committee (as part of its annual meeting). 

 

2/10: Shoshone, CA

Sponsored by CA/NV Sierra Club (as part of its annual meeting).

 

1/28: Carmel Valley, CA

Sponsored by Ventana Wilderness Alliance (as part of its annual meeting).

 

1/23: Olympia, WA
The Olympia Community Center
Sponsored by the Thurston County League of Women Voters and Great Old Broads for Wilderness

 

1/10: Bozeman, MT

Bozeman Public Library

Sponsored by Gallatin Wildlife, Montanans for Gallatin Wilderness, and Great Old Broads for Wilderness

 

1/11: Livingston, MT

Elk River Books

Sponsored by Park County Environmental Council

 

11/15: Coeur d’Alene, ID

Coeur d'Alene Eagles Club
Sponsored by Friends of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness and Idaho Conservation League

 

11/14: Moscow, ID

1912 Center
Sponsored by Friends of the Clearwater and Palouse-Sierra Club

 

11/7: Albuquerque, NM

University of New Mexico

Sponsored by New Mexico Wilderness Alliance

 

11/6: Sante Fe, NM

REI Community Room

Sponsored by New Mexico Wilderness Alliance

 

10/12: Missoula, MT

University of Montana

Sponsored by UM Wilderness Institute

 

10/4: Red Lodge, MT

Red Lodge Senior Center

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