Title: National Wilderness50 Conference

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Date: 2014-10-15
End Date: 2014-10-19

Description: Mark your calendar and plan to join with other Broads and wilderness lovers at this historic multi-day event of diverse programs, presentations, exhibits, panels, field trips and workshops at the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, Albuquerque Convention Center and adjacent Civic Plaza. There will also be a public Wilderness50 “Get Wild” festival in the Civic Plaza.

Associate Director Rose Chilcoat will be part of a panel discussion, Friday, October 17th at 1:45pm titled, Celebrating Civic Engagement: Successful NGO programs.  Panel participants include: Harry Bruell, Conservation Legacy (moderator); Nathan Newcomer, New Mexico Wilderness Alliance; Bob Dvorak, Society for Wilderness Stewardship; Rose Chilcoat, Great Old Broads for Wilderness; Bill Hodge, National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance. Track Session, Civic Engagement: 5A

NEWS UPDATE: Early registration pricing for the National Wilderness Conference has been extended until at least September 1st

NATIONAL WILDERNESS CONFERENCE EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION EXTENSION 
Early registration pricing for the National Wilderness Conference, October 15-19, 2014, in Albuquerque, NM, has been extended until at least September 1 to ensure that agency employees awaiting travel approval, and others, can attend. 

Register online for only $350 ($175 for seniors/students/seasonals) and secure your spot at the associated events including field trips, pre-conference training, and film gala. This is to ensure that agency employees awaiting travel approval, and others, can attend.

Here is the link to register for the conference online: https://www.regonline.com/wildernessconference

Here is the“Hotels & Travel” web page to book your hotel room at the host hotels for $83/night (this rate is for everyone, not just government attendees): http://www.wilderness50th.org/conference.php?useraction=conf-travel