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July, 2014

National Wilderness Conference Registration Deadline: July 31

Registration costs to attend the National Wilderness Conference, October 15-19, 2014, in Albuquerque, NM, will increase to $450 on August 1.

This is the first national gathering of the wilderness community in 25 years! Register early to get the lower price and secure your spot at the associated events including over 20 field trips, certified pre-conference training, and the People's Wilderness Film Gala.


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A student conducting invasive plant inventory using a GPS unit is a public wilderness information website formed in 1996 through a collaborative partnership between the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center and the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute--the federal government's wilderness training and research arms, respectively--and the College of Forestry and Conservation's Wilderness Institute at the University of Montana.

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