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Service Program Presentation & Registration @ Patagonia

April 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-6

Presentation & Discussion: 
Service as Recreation: Hands-on Conservation on Utah’s Public Lands
 
Abstract: 
 
SUWA’s volunteer service program is focused on the practical, hands-on address of impacts and impairments to Utah’s wilderness-quality public lands. As visitation continues to outpace agency management capacity, user impacts to natural and cultural resources increase exponentially. Yet, it is our choice to view the problem as a solution. Increased visitation means increased (human) resources to address issues and increased opportunities to provide hands-on education from the ground-up. Through organizing and facilitating service projects, we both support land managers in their efforts to protect wilderness-quality lands and train a new generation of public lands stewards. 
 
Outdoor recreation is a modern frontier of exploration and recreationists can become ambassadors for responsible land stewardship. By working together, we define and instill a Service as Recreation mindset and provide the baseline awareness, education and training to drive a cultural shift in how Utahns, Americans and all visitors experience and honor our public lands. 
Join us for a presentation and discussion on what service volunteering means in the context of broader conservation work.

Details

Date:
April 19
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Organizer

SUWA’s Field Volunteers
Phone:
(435) 259-9151
Email:
volunteer@suwa.org
Website:
suwa.org

Venue

Patagonia SLC
2292 Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT United States
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Phone:
(801) 466-2226