Highlights of the European Wilderness Academy Days

Updated: Accommodation now bookable

The conference hotel is now bookable. Please refer to the accommodation page: We negotiated an excellent price of € 36,50 per person including breakfast and dinner. Lunch will be provided by the European Wilderness Society. More info...

Liptovsky Hradok hosting the next Wilderness Days

We are happy to announce that the European Wilderness Academy Days will be hosted from 24. -26.. May 2017 in Liptovsky Hradok, Slovakia. During the next days, we will update the Website with all relevant information, including travel, hotels, agenda and excursion...

Photos are online!

We just posted the first set of photos from the European Wilderness Days 2015. If you have photos you would like to share please feel free to send them to us.

Icon of wilderness Marija Zupancic Vicar

We are honored that Marija Zupancic Vicar, a living "legendary person" of conservation, especially protected areas and "fighter" for wilderness and ecosystem protection, will be present at the European Wilderness Academy Days. She was also the director of the Triglav...

Fieldtrips to the NP Gesäuse Wilderness are online

During the European Wilderness Academy Days, you will have the opportunity to choose from three amazing field trips. The National Park is offering a trip to the last virgin forest, a challenging mountain trip to the highest peak or a more relaxed trip to a rewilding...

Roberto Ferrigno

Executive Director, Lumina Consult will speak about whether or not Brussels based advocacy work matters for wilderness in Europe (keynote speech on 30 September 2015). Roberto has an extensive background in environmental advocacy, strategic policy advice, and EU...

60 particpants from 15 countries

This years European Wilderness Academy Days has attracted participants from all across Europe. This annual event is an ideal venue to keep up to date on wilderness issues, best practice examples and challenges from all across Europe. Participants from Greece, Spain,...

Andrej Sovinc

chair for IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas Europe (and director of Secovlje Salina Nature Park in Slovenia), will speak at the Wilderness Acadamy Days 2015 about the link between IUCN’s protected area categories and wilderness with special attention to the...