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Eastern Wildway Summit

October 9, 2017 - October 12, 2017

Join Wildlands Network at a gathering of conservation leaders and luminaries thinking ambitiously and strategically about a grand continental vision for wild nature restoration in Eastern North America.

Goals for this Summit include:

  • Review the past year’s mapping exercises and identify priority cores and corridors
  • Develop place-based campaigns to highlight and defend a selection of priorities throughout the Eastern Wildway
    Strengthen support for Wildlife Corridor bills
  • Advance strategic discussions on collaboration with outdoor recreation and scenic trail groups
  • Fully incorporate climate mitigation and adaptation as a primary driver of the Eastern Wildway Network
  • Explore opportunities to restore ecosystem function through the reestablishment of top carnivores, such as wolves and cougars
  • Build a more inclusive and diverse collaborative network


Email Maggie Ernest at for more details.


October 9, 2017
October 12, 2017


Wildacres Retreat
1565 Wild Acres Rd
Little Switzerland, NC 28749 United States