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 3, 2016
On Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands and National Forests, the agencies are mismanaging the use of off-road vehicles (ORVs) such as dirt bikes, snowmobiles, and all-terrain vehicles, resulting in unnecessary damage to watersheds and wildlife, and conflict with other recreationists. This is in spite of a long-standing legal obligation dating back to the 1970s that requires federal land agencies to minimize such damage and conflict.
- Friday, April 29, 2016
Development of natural areas in the United States, coupled with expected changes in climate, have increased the importance of migration corridors that connect protected natural areas. Large, connected wild lands reduce the isolation of animal and plant populations and allow for migration and movement that can help preserve populations of wild species and enhance genetic and ecosystem diversity.
- Thursday, April 28, 2016
An analysis of more than 8,700 low-producing natural gas wells in two counties in the San Juan Basin, San Juan and Rio Arriba, determined that BLM’s rule will have little to no negative impact on these marginal wells.
The results of the study indicate that the new rule—which aims to reduce waste from venting, flaring and leaks from oil and gas operations on public and tribal lands—will actually increase overall production and royalties paid to support vital services in the state of New Mexico.