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Welcome to the Western Wilderness Conference 2010 website

MLK Student Union Building ASUC Auxiliary
University of California, Berkeley
2475 Bancroft Way (at the intersection of Bancroft Way and Telegraph Ave) Berkeley, CA  94720

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The Western Wilderness Conference 2010 will take place April 8 – 11, 2010, at the University of California, Berkeley, California.

Save the date now!  For anyone who cares about the wild places of the West—this is one event not to miss!

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Sometimes progress means making nothing happen.  For decades, environmental groups have worked to preserve the wilderness.  Meet the nation’s most effective advocates at the Western Wilderness Conference. 

From April 8th - 11th,  2010, we’ll celebrate recent successes and discuss proven strategies to strengthen environmental campaigns. Meet with like-minded activists and discover surprising new allies. Preserving wilderness affects us all. 2010 is the year to expand your environmental network.

Join us at The Western Wilderness Conference from  April 8-11th 2010,  at UC Berkeley, California. Sponsored by the California Wilderness Coalition and the Sierra Club, the Western Wilderness Conference includes organizations* from all twelve western states, including Alaska.

Nearly 50 workshops, led by the nation’s most effective advocates, teach you tools and strategies to strengthen your campaign.  Whether you're a long time activist, or new to environmental advocacy, you’ll discover both tools and inspiration.


The Western Wilderness Conference includes:


Wilderness preservation has never been more important- or more possible.  In the last 4 years, wilderness advocates have succeeded in establishing over 2 million acres of protected wilderness.  Curious about what it takes to succeed on this scale?
Save your spot at this historic conference.  Register today.

*planning organizations include:
Sierra Club, California Wilderness Coalition, Northwest Wilderness and Parks Conference The Wilderness Society, Great Old Broads for Wilderness, Desert Survivors, Audubon California, Tuleyome, Californians for Western Wilderness.

"The 2000 California Wilderness conference was what made me realize I needed to commit the remainder of my active life to wilderness preservation.  I am looking forward to being part of the 2010 conference."
    -- Tom Hopkins, President, Ventana Wilderness Alliance