Relevance of Wilderness and Protected Areas

Kejimkujik National Park, Canada (credit: Parks Canada Agency)

Kejimkujik National Park, Canada (credit: Parks Canada Agency)

In May 2011, the NAWPA Committee established a Working Group -Ensuring the Relevance of Wilderness and Protected Areas in a Changing World (RWG), tasked to understanding citizenry connection to protected areas and to develop mechanisms to raise awareness in the general public of all three countries of the relevance of wilderness and protected areas. Two products by the RWG are: