“I Imagined” – Poem from Recent Umzi Wethu Graduate

Below is a poem by recent Umzi Wethu graduate Geovalda Cupido, who was part of the Umzi 8 Conservation Academy.  Umzi Wethu, a program run by the Wilderness Foundation (Africa) is a cutting edge program for AIDS orphans and disadvantaged youth that uses the power of...

Video from Cycling Silk

Check out what the dynamic duo – the Cycling Silk team – is up to these days as they continue their journey along the Silk Road to raise awareness for and promote transboundary conservation efforts. Cycling Silk 2011 Trailer from Kate Harris on...

Wilderness & America’s Great Outdoors

Last week (16 February), US President Obama spoke about the America’s Great Outdoors initiative to a small group in person (100 people, invite only) and the nation at large via live web stream. Our colleague Gary Tabor, Director of the Center for Large Landscape...

Cycling Silk Journey Begins

Cycling Silk launched last Friday, a year-long, two-woman field research expedition that aims to explore and promote wilderness conservation and connectivity across borders. Kate Harris and Melissa Yule, both young wilderness conservationists, are riding nearly 13,000...

Bright Young Star in India

When in India you meet with effective young professionals making a real difference in nature conservation, most of them have a one thing in common…they were inspired by Bittu Sahgal (see my last post) and usually worked and were trained for awhile with Bittu’s...

Youth Leadership Event with Simon Jackson in Boulder, CO

September is going to be a busy month for us here at WILD! We’re very excited to welcome Simon Jackson, founder of the largest youth-led organization in the world, to Boulder to meet with local young leaders. Jackson will facilitate several training workshops...
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