The Wiilderness Society are the leading American conservation organization working to protect the nation’s shared wildlands. From well-known icons to hidden gems, protected wildlands give us:
Clean air and water,
Havens for recreation, solitude and learning,
Important sources of renewable energy,
Vital natural resources that must be managed wisely, and
A foundation for a healthy planet.
Since 1935, The Wilderness Society has led the effort to permanently protect nearly 110 million acres of wilderness in 44 states. The society has been at the forefront of nearly every major public lands victory.
The Wilderness Society's mission is to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for their wild places. They contribute to better protection, stewardship and restoration of their public lands, preserving their rich natural legacy for current and future generations.
Staff at The Wilderness Society have experience in