International League of Conservation Writers

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The International League of Conservation Writers is a forum to bring writers together from around the world who are writing to promote wilderness, naturThe International League of Conservation Writers is a forum to bring writers together from around the world who are writing to promote wilderness, nature, conservation, or using other means to protect and restore the natural areas, habitats, animals, and plants of our planet. ILCW will present periodic writing awards to authors who excel in this field.e, conservation, or using other means to protect and restore the natural areas, habitats, animals, and plants of our planet. ILCW will present periodic writing awards to authors who excel in this field.
 

  “What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we aredoing to ourselves
and to one another.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

ILCW Members Are Eligible to Use 
David R. Brower Office for Conservation Writing

Come write, do research, and be near wild and protected areas in Colorado while working in the David R. Brower Office of Conservation Writing. Sit at the same desk used by Dave Brower. There is no cost to use the office.
If interested apply here.

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MEMBER WRITING

If you would like to share one of your writings with other ILCW members, send to patty.

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NEWS

ILCW now on Facebook

ILCW members, please check out the ILCW Facebook page and add content. Tell us what you are working on, what changes you see in the area of conservation (good and bad) in your area, include news from you: have you recently won any awards or accolades? Have you recently published a new book or article or perhaps finished a piece of art, performance piece, photo that glorifies the natural world? This page is for you, please enjoy and generate interest in ILCW and what we do.

ILCW facebook

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Looking for Creative People Who Appreciate Nature

Do you have a friend or a colleague who is passionate about Nature and believes that we should protect what we have for future generations? ILCW welcomes all creative people (not just writers) who use their talent to bring awareness to the plight of our natural world. Have them apply to be an ILCW member athttp://www.ilcwriters.org/application.html.

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Do you have news?

Let us know if you have won an award, written a new book, or launched a creative endeavor to bring awareness to conservation. Chances are the ILCW membership is not aware of these things, so be sure and tell us. Send items to:patty@ilcwriters.org

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FEATURED VIDEO

Can 3D Printing Rhino Horns Stop Poaching in Africa?

If they are going to be selling their artificial rhino horn for 1/10th the price of the real thing, that means they'll be getting approximately $3,000 - $6,000 per kilogram for their cheaply printed product.

https://youtu.be/DbzyzTP-VN4

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CALENDAR

The Fourth River has launched Tributaries, a weekly, online publication of "...the brief and the inspiring, that which sustains and takes us through unexpected courses..." Nature or placed based short prose (500 words ), one poem, or one piece of visual art can be submitted here.  

Special Thanks to ILCW member Adrienne Ross Scanlan for this information

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October 2017 Photo tour in  Chile of the Lakes Region and Patagonia, including Torres del Paine National Park with ILCW member Boyd Norton.

Boyd is the recipient of the prestigious Ansel Adams Award for Conservation Photography, presented to him in September 2015 by the Sierra Club president. He is the author and photographer of 17 books, including Serengeti: The Eternal Beginning (Fulcrum, 2011) and Conservation Photography Handbook: How to Save the World One Photo at a Time (Amherst Media, 2016) both of which received high praise from Jane Goodall and others.

Boyd has been conducting his highly popular photography workshops for 43 years. His workshops have spanned the globe and have included Galapagos Islands, Kenya, Botswana, Rwanda, Siberia, Alaska, Antarctica, Peru, Borneo, Bali, Belize and numerous locales in North America. For information on his scheduled workshops and others planned contact him.

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Aug. 28-Sept. 2, 2017

Women River Writing and Sculpting Journey -- Canyonlands National Park, USA. ILCW member Page Lambert (writer) with featured guest, Roxanne Swentzell (sculptor) will journey 6 days and 5 nights down the Colorado River. Attendees will sculpt with their hands, using river clay and materials gathered from the land, and will also sculpt with words. For more information.

Roxanne Swentzell (L) with Page Lambert in front of Swentzell’s sculpture “Mud Woman

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April 2018

Peru, Weaving Words and Women

Spend 12 days in the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu on this women writers’ retreat. Click here to add your name to "Tell Me More!" list

http://www.pagelambert.com/contact.html

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Golden, Colorado, USA 80403
Phone: 303-277-1623
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