Outlook for energy and public lands forum, National Press Club March 20

Mar 16, 2018

Carlsbad, New Mexico

Mason Cummings / The Wilderness Society, aerial support by LightHawk
Speakers include former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan, Adam Federman of the Nation Institute and Lynn Scarlett from the Nature Conservancy and former Bush administration official.

The Wilderness Society will host a discussion for journalists working on energy, environment and climate issues on March 20 at the National Press Club. Panelists will focus on developments and trends from the last year and what that may portend for the year ahead.  


  • Byron Dorgan - Former U.S. Senator (D-ND)
  • Adam Federman - Reporting Fellow, The Investigative Fund, The Nation Institute
  • Lynn Scarlett - Co-Chief External Affairs, The Nature Conservancy and former Bush Administration official
  • Valerie Volcovici (moderator) - Reporter, Reuters

WHAT: Developments and trends from the last year and what that may portend for the year ahead.

WHERE: National Press Club, 529 14th St NW, 13th Floor, First Amendment Lounge,Washington, DC 20045

WHEN: Tuesday March 20, 2018. 8:30 am breakfast; 9:00 program starts.

RSVP: Please RSVP / register in advance if possible, but onsite registration will be available. No need to bring a printed ticket to the event. 

LIVECAST: The event will also be livecast from The Wilderness Society Facebook page.  Livecast participants will have the ability to ask questions of our panelists.

CONTACT: Alex Thompson, The Wilderness Society, 202.429.3940, alex_thompson@tws.org.

The Wilderness Society, founded in 1935, is the leading conservation organization working to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places. With more than one million members and supporters, The Wilderness Society has led the effort to permanently protect 109 million acres of wilderness and to ensure sound management of our shared national lands. www.wilderness.org