Save the Date Oct. 9-11:

Advancing Stewardship:
Innovative Approaches for a Thriving Planet


We are excited to announce our inaugural conference will be held October 9-11, 2024 at Wake Forest University.

Keynote Speaker Elizabeth Kolbert

The evening of Thursday, October 10, will feature a keynote from Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize winning science writer and journalist for The New Yorker. One of today’s most prominent voices on the critical environmental issues of our time, Ms. Kolbert’s books include The Sixth Extinction, winner of the Pulitzer in 2015, 2021’s Under a White Sky, and this year’s H is For Hope, “a hauntingly illustrated journey through the history of climate change and the uncertainties of our future.”

Photo of Elizabeth Kolbert smiling with her arms crossed, leaning against a wall.
Elizabeth Kolbert
📷: Ten Speed Press
Engaging Discussions on Stewardship

In addition to the evening keynote, we will be hosting panels exploring breakthrough approaches to stewardship, from the Amazon to Yellowstone. Some of our speakers and panelists include: 

  • Laura Daniel-Davis, Acting Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Luis Fernandez, Executive Director, CINCIA
  • Enrique Ortiz, Senior Program Director, Andes Amazon Fund

More details on the full conference will be released later this summer. Please email us with any questions about the conference.

We hope to see you in October!


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