Jeremy Garncarz

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Senior Director, Wilderness Designation Campaign


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Jeremy Garncarz has been with The Wilderness Society since 2004. He has worked to protect wild places both administratively and legislatively across the country. Jeremy has a strong background working with local grassroots groups, federal land managing agencies as well as local, state and federal elected officials.

Prior to joining The Wilderness Society, Jeremy served as the point person for the Nevada Wilderness Coalition on the legislative effort that resulted in the designation of new wilderness in southern Nevada and the passage of the Clark County Conservation of Public Lands and Natural Resources Act of 2002.

Jeremy lives in Durango, Colorado with his wife and their son. He enjoys being outdoors as much as possible and when he is not hunting, fishing or mountain biking, he can be found spending time with his family and friends exploring the San Juan Mountains and the rivers of the southwest. Jeremy earned a BS in Recreation Administration and a Master’s degree in Health, Physical Education and Recreation from Illinois State University.