Celebrating The Wilderness Act: Join us for upcoming events in your area


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


Western States

Sept. 3 - Nov. 2 - Colorado

Legacy of Wilderness Exhibit

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.






Oct. 25 - Colorado

John Denver Tribute for Wilderness

Renowned nature photographer John Fielder will give a presentation of breathtaking images of Colorado's 43 Wilderness areas accompanied by live music covering Colorado legend John Denver at Denver's Buell Theater. Use the promo code CONSERVE and $20 will be donated to help to continue to permanently protect more of the state's wild places, such as Hermosa Creek, Browns Canyon, and the Central Mountains.  





All year - Various states

FIFTY for the 50th 

In partnership with the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps, we will complete 50 conservation projects in 50 wild places across the country.



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