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Best Practices for Wilderness Advocates Working with the Business Community

This guide is a collection of advice, stories, and examples of how conservation organizations can best engage businesses in their campaigns. We hope you find this a useful tool in your work to generate support from our partners in the business community. We have sprinkled this document with various tips and suggestions and included specific success stories which we hope will provide inspiration and insight about ways your campaign can successfully engage businesses.

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Mike Matz

Director, U.S. Public Lands

Mike Matz joined Pew in 2010 when the Campaign for America's Wilderness became part of the Pew Charitable Trusts. As the director, Matz works to protect the nation's remaining wild lands to ensure an enduring legacy of wilderness for future generations.Before joining Pew, he headed the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance in Salt Lake City, where he spearheaded the successful effort to establish, through presidential order, the 1.9 million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Matz spent six years with the Sierra Club, four of those as a director of its public lands program in Washington, D.C. For four years he was chairman of the Alaska Coalition, and he also worked as associate director of the Northern Alaska Environmental Center.Matz also helped found the Alaska Wilderness League and has served on their board. He holds a bachelor's degree in history from Carleton College. View Profile