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.
- Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Senator Cantwell, the ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, has scheduled a hearing in Seattle on August 27 to examine wildfire issues. Senator John Barrasso, who chairs that committee’s Public Lands, Forests and Mining subcommittee, is also scheduled to participate in the hearing.
- Tuesday, August 25, 2015
When President Obama visits Alaska at the end of August, climate change will be a key focus of his trip. The Wilderness Society developed the following memo to provide a brief primer on key Alaska public lands where the effects of climate change can already be seen. This information is intended to ease your research and inform your reporting during the president’s visit. It focuses on four areas where the president’s administration has made major, important decisions:
- Monday, August 24, 2015
“We are heartened to see that President Obama is focusing on clean energy as part of building an enduring environmental legacy in the last 18 months of his presidency, and the Clean Power Plan is a good start,” said Jamie Williams, president of the Wilderness Society, one of the oldest conservation groups in the United States. "This administration has shifted the role our public lands play in powering the nation. We have solar projects on public lands for the first time ever.