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October 2015

2015 National Wilderness Workshop

Educator, writer and actress Julie Cajune and journalist and Trail Posse founder Glenn Nelson will headline the 2015 National Wilderness Workshop later this month. Wilderness stewards and advocates from across the country will gather in Missoula, Montana, October 28-31, to engage in a program that includes more than 30 sessions, field-based learning, a career fair, and dynamic keynote sessions.


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