Our wildlands need strong and consistent funding to remain healthy — but they don’t always get it. At Wilderness, we work to ensure the presidential administration and Congress understand how important conservation funding is.
Each February, the president releases a spending proposal that reflects the administration’s priorities for the coming year. A strong budget for conservation programs is always a critical first step to gaining adequate funding for wilderness.
Our legislators play a huge role in deciding how much money our parks, refuges, forests and wilderness areas receive. These federal investments ensure that our public lands and waters are healthy and accessible. These same lands also provide important scientific and educational opportunities.
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Wilderness is a precious resource with many human, natural and economic benefits that we need to protect.
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