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Welcome to the Wild Law special interest group page. We encourage you to join us at our annual wild law weekends - more information about events coming up below.


The Wild Law group aims to host a weekend each year in a beautiful space, away from the hubbub of everyday life and work, where delegates can breath, relax and reconnect with the natural world around them.

In 2017 we are delighted to be heading back to Scotland for a weekend at the Glen Nevis youth hostel in beautiful Fort William over the weekend of 26-29 May - Bookings are now open, but spaces are limited, so don't delay!

More details about Wild Law weekend 2017

Our 2016 event took place over the weekend of 26-30 May at the Honister Hause Youth Hostel near Keswick in Cumbria. This glorious location, in the Lake District, provided the opportunity for 20 delegates to consider topical wild law issues with like-minded colleagues and friends.

Our 2015 event was organised jointly by UKELA and Wild Law UK. Staying at the Ninebanks Youth Hostel near Hexham, we were able to explore the North Pennines AONB and Northumberland National Park, which include some of the most remote places in England. The theme of the weekend was rewilding – how we can let nature take its course over extensive areas and possibly reintroduce species like wolves, bears and beavers. Experienced walk leaders led us on walks within the national park area, allowing us to discuss the themes in the natural environment.

In previous years, we have held our weekends on the Isle of Arran, on the shores of Loch Lomond, the hills of Derbyshire and the South Downs.

For further reading and background about Wild Law and Earth Jurisprudence, follow the links below.

Wild Law archive



Mumta Ito

Mumta Ito is the founder and CEO of Rights of Nature Europe - a charity and a network of experts and organisations working together pro-actively to transform our relationship with nature and establish natures' rights in law in Europe. See Rights of Nature link below.

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This page was printed from the website of the UK Environmental Law Association at www.ukela.org.
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