Why partner with The Wilderness Society
The Wilderness Society is the country’s premiere wilderness conservation group with a record of excellence that goes back to 1935. Our work has resulted in more than 110 million acres of protected wilderness areas in the United States.
We have more than 500,000 members and supporters in all 50 states who actively engage with our conservation efforts. We have partnered with public figures such as Betty White and Dave Matthews to extend the message of wilderness protection to new audiences.
The Wilderness Society meets all standards for charity accountability set by the BBB/Wise Giving Alliance.
Consumers and conservation
Research shows that consumers are interested in companies whose values include a commitment to the environment. According to the 2007 Cone Consumer Environmental Survey:
- 93% of Americans believe companies have a responsibility to help preserve the environment.
- 91% of Americans say they have a more positive image of a company when it is environmentally responsible.
To learn more about consumer connections with outdoor recreation and wilderness, see Why Wilderness.
The Wilderness Society is proud to partner with companies who share our commitment to protecting wilderness and inspiring Americans to care for our wild places.
Our corporate marketing partners help us reach a variety of audiences with important conservation messages, while raising funds to help protect the environment.
Add your voice to important wilderness causes and take action to stop threats to our wildlands by joining our community of wilderness activists.
Find fact sheets, reports and other resources related to wilderness policy and conservation.
- Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Citing some of “the most beautiful and iconic landscapes on earth” in Teton County’s backyard, the board of commissioners Tuesday morning unanimously passed a resolution that “opposes any and all efforts by the State of Wyoming to obtain the wholesale transfer of federal lands in Wyoming” to the state. In January, Sweetwater County filed a letter with the state legislature stating similar opposition to measures that would turn over federal public lands—such as parks, wilderness, and national forests—to state jurisdiction and management.
- Monday, May 11, 2015
In spite of Royal Dutch Shell’s disastrous performance during the 2012 Arctic Ocean drilling season, the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management today conditionally approved the company’s 2015 exploration plan, which provides even fewer safeguards for the Chukchi Sea and its sensitive coastline than Shell had in place three years ago. Shell also plans to bring a different rig operated by a new contractor to the Arctic Ocean in 2015, which could result in unexpected transport and drilling problems.
- Tuesday, May 5, 2015
The Wilderness Society strongly supports bipartisan legislation, the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act of 2015 (S. 235, H.R. 167), to fix a budgetary problem called “fire borrowing.” This is a destructive cycle in which the Forest Service is forced to take funds from other forest programs when its allotted wildfire funds are used up, essentially robbing Peter to pay Paul to put out fires in our national forests.