Fall Retreat

2011 Fall Retreat

09/25/2011 - 4:30pm

The majestic Grand Teton mountain range and tranquil Jackson Lake will be our backdrop for the Environmental Grantmakers Association’s 2011 Fall Retreat. The region is currently confronting many of the most pressing environmental issues of our time, and this Retreat will highlight their expression on the western landscape and in its rural communities, while tying the local stories to their global context and to similar struggles and problem-solving worldwide.

EGA's 2016 Fall Retreat

09/25/2016 - 8:00am

EGA’s flagship event, the Fall Retreat, is a gathering of hundreds of grantmakers representing a broad spectrum of the environmental philanthropic community. The Retreat facilitates learning about issues, collaborating on projects, connecting with new and existing partners, and reinvigorating sense of purpose by engaging internationally and nationally recognized leaders, peers, and local voices.

2013 Fall Retreat

09/29/2013 - 10:00am

The 2013 Retreat will provide an opportunity to connect with colleagues in New Orleans, a unique place that has many lessons to share and opportunities to inspire. From climate change to clean water, from food and agriculture to community health, this Retreat will explore solutions that incorporate the voices of people most affected by environmental issues. As states in the Northeast continue to recover from Hurricane Sandy, we’ll gather in New Orleans for a timely discussion on building resilience in the face of our changing climate.

Important Dates:

Highlights of EGA Retreat Plenary: How Passion and Partnerships are Protecting and Restoring Large-scale Ecosystems

EGA’s plenary session on Tuesday, September 27th 2011 featured a highly informational conversation regarding collaborative efforts to conserve large-scale ecosystems. It opened with a short video specially commissioned for the plenary, with moving footage of northern locales and birdlife, with an emphasis on the Golden Eagle, a pivotal cornerstone species in North America whose numbers – despite commendable efforts – are still falling. However, the projects and partnerships discussed offer a means for more successful environmental conservation.

Vision Statement

The majestic Grand Teton mountain range and fresh water Jackson Lake will be our backdrop for the Environmental Grantmakers Association’s 2011 Fall Retreat, September 25th – 28 th in Wyoming. The gathering will take place at the heart of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, one of the last remaining large, mostly intact, temperate ecosystems on the planet.

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