July 16, 2015: The 2015 Lost Mountain Next Gen Symposium is Underway PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique, Thursday, July 16, 2015 Since July 11, 2015, Gorongosa National Park has hosted 33 African and North American students, adventurers, scientists and conservation leaders for the first ever Lost Mountain Next Gen Symposium. “There has already been a lot of excitement and information,” says Salvador Nanvonamuquitxo, a graduate student at Universidad Lurio, Mocuba, … Read More

Next Gen Voice: They’ve Got This

During the Mozambican civil conflict, the country’s large mammal population was decimated as almost 95% of them were killed. As you can imagine, this had a profound impact on all aspects of the ecosystems in the country. As our Next Gen students navigate the complex interplay between the species that live in this part of Mozambique as well as the dynamic relationship … Read More

Next Gen Voice: Bringing it Home

I heard about The 2015 Lost Mountain Next Gen Symposium from one of my university professors. He let me know about it because biodiversity is a huge area of interest from me. In addition to that, I was excited to come here because I wanted to meet people from all around the world who are interested in the same things that … Read More

Next Gen Voice: I Already Feel Like I Belong

Traveling is a strange thing. On the one hand, it feels like it takes forever – the interminable flight, the bus ride that just won’t end. But in some ways, it also feels like you close your eyes and when you open them, you’re in a completely new world. First impressions can tell you a lot and often, as Vuyelwa has done, it’s … Read More

Next Gen Voice: The Light Bulb Moment

In the passionate pursuit of a better understanding of how best to protect and preserve our natural environment, Nelson Mulezere – one of our Positive Tracks Next Gen students – writes about the moment when he began to understand how everything in this world fits together. As we head into the The 2015 Lost Mountain Next Gen Symposium where we are moving towards creating a collaborative future for Mount Namuli, … Read More

The Lost Mountain Symposium Announces Presenting Partner Positive Tracks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— North Conway, New Hampshire and Maputo, Mozambique Friday, July 3 On July 11th the 2015 Lost Mountain Next Gen Symposium will bring together an international group of university students, scientists, conservation leaders and professional adventurers in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique. Presented by Positive Tracks, the twelve-day symposium brings together 35 young people to launch a conversation on “disruptive” … Read More

Next Gen Voice: The Edge of Your Comfort Zone

Let’s just be honest: no one goes on a trip to the other side of the world and isn’t anxious about it. Meet Maegan – one of our Positive Tracks Next Gen students. Coming to us from Princeton University, Maegan shares her biggest apprehensions about joining 34 other students at the 2015 Lost Mountain Next Gen Symposium, what she’s most looking … Read More

July 1, 2015: Lost Mountain Next Gen Symposium Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—Maputo, Mozambique, Wednesday, July 1 On July 11th the 2015 Lost Mountain Next Gen Symposium will bring together an international group of university students, scientists, conservation leaders and professional adventurers in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique. The twelve-day symposium will launch conversation on “disruptive” conservation–a new model for building community-driven conservation in some of the world’s most remote and biologically … Read More

Next Gen Voice: Where I Belong

That moment you connect the dots and realize a forest is more than just the trees – Next Gen student, Aurélio, reflects on his journey into the wild in this new Next Gen Voice Blog. Just joining us and curious about what a Next Gen is? To us, a Next Gen is any young person who pursues their passions for driving positive … Read More

Next Gen Voice: Stepping Into Adventure

Stepping into the unknown, rallying around common ideals, and moving to action - Next Gen student, Osvaldo, tackles it all in this new Next Gen Voice Blog. Next Gen what?! We will explain... To us, a Next Gen is any young person who pursues their passions for driving positive change, exploring this great planet, forming new connections, and creating lasting impact. They ... Read More