At Wilderness, we're building coalitions with local partner groups in eastern Tennessee to help us protect the Cherokee National Forest and other important wildlands.
Tennessee Wild Coalition
Tennessee Wild is dedicated to protecting wilderness on the Cherokee National Forest for the benefit and enjoyment of current and future generations.
Wild South is a non-profit grassroots organization whose mission is to inspire people to enjoy, value and protect the wild character and natural legacy of the south.
Southern Appalachian Forest Coalition
Since 1994, the Southern Appalachian Forest Coalition has played a crucial role in protecting the regions' natural treasures.
Southern Environmental Law Center
The Southern Environmental Law Center works to protect the environment of the Southeast — the fastest growing region of the United States.
Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning
Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning works to protect natural lands and waters through public ownership, legislation and cooperation of the private sector.
Cherokee Forest Voices
Cherokee Forest Voices is a volunteer-based organization working to address issues related to the management of the Cherokee National Forest.
Smoky Mountains Hiking Club
The Smoky Mountains Hiking Club has more than 600 member hikers and outdoors enthusiasts who love the Smokies and the mountains of eastern Tennessee.
- Tennessee Wild Coalition:
- Wild South:
- Southern Appalachian Forest Coalition:
- Southern Environmental Law Center:
- Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning:
- Cherokee Forest Voices:
- The Smoky Mountains Hiking Club: