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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