Forever Wild actively supports a balance between people's livelihoods and ecological wilderness values and we are generating investment in ecologically and socially non-detrimental economic activities on our reserves. This program directly enables job creation, for example through low-impact tourism and agriculture, and we generate landscape management partnerships to effectively operate in remote areas.
Wilderness experiencesWe engage with specialist partners, local Indigenous and non-indigenous people to support them to develop immersive wilderness experiences. In turn, these experiences fit into Forever Wild’s core Human Spirit program to reconnect people to the natural world. The economic benefits of these activities can be significant, generating goods and services, jobs, alternative and adjunct livelihood options for people in remote areas.
Tourism experiences can vary widely, from simply star gazing, ultra-low impact camping, photography, hunting and fishing, or understanding the calls, signs and other intricate secrets of the wilderness.