Youth Ambassadors for Wilderness: The Next Generation of Conservation Leaders
5:45-7 p.m. • Mardy’s Front Porch
Speaker(s): Local high school students from the Youth Ambassadors for Wilderness summer program through Wyoming Wilderness Association
Peggie dePasquale, Bridger-Teton Community Organizer & YAW Program Coordinator
Facilitator: Chris Girard, TSS Field Education and Murie Ranch Faculty
Session Description: Join us for a conversation with this year’s cohort of Youth Ambassadors for Wilderness (YAW). From June through August, these young people engaged the two pillars of stewardship and advocacy in a myriad of activities designed to cultivate them as the next generation of conservation leaders. A panel of YAW participants will share stories and aspirations from their summer of service in Bridger-Teton National Forest Wilderness and Jackson Hole community.