Posted by: Jennifer Scarlott on
Oct 01, 2013
How extraordinary it is to work on wilderness and biodiversity and climate in a medieval city in rural Spain, with such a lovely group of international citizens joined together in a common purpose that Vance Martin (President, The WILD Foundation) described so eloquently tonight, while sitting at a long conference table in a medieval room, looking out at the peach-colored stones of a beautiful cloistered building, and listening to excited voices speaking in several languages, including lots of beautiful, rapid Spanish.
It is truly extraordinary to be here in Salamanca just as the final preparations for the 10th World Wilderness Congress begin. To the natural world and wild species, WILD10 promises hope, hard work, and solutions, and to its human participants, hard work!, camaraderie, and joy.