Sept. 3, 2014 marked the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the landmark conservation law that is considered one of America's greatest conservation achievements, and which The Wilderness Society helped write and pass into law in 1964.
We are celebrating this momentous day throughout the year, and invite you to join us at events in your area. If you can't find an event near you, simply join us on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest to keep up with news, photos and fun from the 50th year of The Wilderness Act.
Upcoming anniversary events
Sept. 3 - Nov. 2 - Colorado
A special exhibit at the Denver Library will highlight of the history, creators and legacy of the Wilderness Act. Speaker series includes acclaimed photographer John Fielder.
All year - Various states
In partnership with the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps, we will complete 50 conservation projects in 50 wild places across the country.