It is not easy to understand the importance of protecting Wilderness if you do not have any first-hand Wilderness experience. Wildlife watching is a popular way to get such a Wilderness experience.
Camping is a typical way to experience Wilderness in the United States. In Europe, on the other hand, camping in Wilderness is highly restricted and even forbidden in many protected areas. But being able to
We just had a great and very productive meeting with the WILD Foundation in Boulder, Co. Vance Martin, President, and his colleague Amy Lewis, Vice President of Communications and Development, shared their views on the
European Nature was and is significantly shaped by humans. Our actions alter our natural surroundings and traces of human influences can be found even in the remotest corners of the continent. Spending time in nature
US National Park Service My meeting with Erin Drake, Communications and Outreach Specialist of the National Park Service Stewardship Division, gave me a good insight in the National Park Service’s work in communicating the values
I just had several really interesting and productive meetings in Washington D.C. with great Wilderness advocates. PEW Foundation On behalf of the European Wilderness Society, I met with Jim Mathews and Marni Salmon of the PEW
I was heartily welcomed and had very productive meetings in Washington DC with the US National Park Service, the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute and the Carhart Center. Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute and the Carhart
International cooperation is a key feature within the European Wilderness Society. Not only within Europe, but also worldwide. Building on last year’s visit of US Wilderness Veteran Garry Oye and Van Keele in Tamsweg. Our
The increase of backcountry winter sports, meaning activities outside the official boundaries of ski resorts, brings a lot of additional stress to alpine habitats and wildlife.
Although nature conservation organisations all strive for a similar goal, most of them mind their own business. However, performing training sessions and hosting seminars is definitely something where these organisations should and could work together.
My trip to Vail with Terry Minger and Meredith Miller did not only show me Colorado’s beautiful, stunning landscape and the quite European looking town of Vail. But it also lead me to the Walking
Since leaving the business world in 1989 he dedicated himself to environmental activism and land conservation.