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.
Comments from The Wilderness Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, and others submitted to the Bureau of Land Management regarding proposed rules for leasing land for wind and solar energy projects on federal lands.
The 114th Congress faces a multitude of environmental challenges. The Wilderness Society is working the halls of power to make sure that America's wild places are part of the legislative agenda, and to make sure that lawmakers and staff are hearing both sides of the issues.
The Wilderness Society submitted official comments on the draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation plan that was proposed early in the fall of 2014. The comment period allowed for broad public participation in determining the future of balancing conservation and recreation with renewable energy development.
The following is an excerpt from our comments submitted on February 22, 2015. The full comment document is available for download.