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Monday, October 16, 2006

REGISTER NOW: 2006 New Mexico Wilderness Conference

From the NM Wilderness Alliance:
The Future of Wilderness
November 11, 2006
Sunrise Springs Inn and Retreat
242 Los Pinos Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Map, Directions

Registration will begin at 8:00 AM
Conference runs from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wild Reception and Auction from 4 to 6:00 PM
Please Pre-Register Space is limited

Advance Conference Registration Fee: $40 including a tasty lunch from the Blue Heron Cafe and entrance to the Wild Reception.


Michael Soule, the Father of Conservation Biology, presenting his grand vision of the “Spine of the Continent”

Roger Kaye, Wilderness Specialist, Author and Conservationist presenting “The Last Great Wilderness:  The Campaign to Establish the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge”

Ken Madsen, award-winning writer, photographer and conservationist from the Yukon, giving a Slide Show "The Arctic Connection"

Arturo Sandoval,  President of the Coalition for New Mexico Wilderness, presenting “Diversity in New Mexico”

Dave Foreman, Director of The Rewilding Institute and Founding Father of NMWA, presenting "The Future of Wilderness"

Additional Workshop Sessions Include:
Saving the Gila: New Mexico’s Last Wild River by Dutch Salmon
Wilderness & the Human Spirit by Roger Kaye
The Mexican Wolf by Michael Robinson
Volunteer Workshop by Christianne Hinks and Nancy Morton
Arctic Workshop by Erik DuMont and Ken Madsen
Saving Otero Mesa by Nathan Newcomer and Stephen Capra

Join us for a Wild Reception and Auction following the Conference with Auctioneer Extraordinaire Dave Foreman.

Bid on Wilderness Trips including:
Stay at Bear Mountain Lodge in the Gila; Llama Trek and Lunch near Taos; Guided tour of Otero Mesa; Ladder Ranch Private Tour and Stay; Backpack with Wolf Expert Dave Parsons in the Gila Wilderness; and more.

Silent Auction: Bid on artwork, gear, books, gift certificates and more.

Please pre-register to hold your place, space is limited.

You can register in three ways.
1.  On-line at: https://secure.ga1.org/05/nmwild_2006conference
2.  Call us at: 505/843-8696
3.  Send a check to:
New Mexico Wilderness Alliance
PO Box 25464
Albuquerque, NM 87125

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