The Wilderness Society is proud to sponsor SAWS: Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards. This group is dedicated to keeping trails open in designated wilderness areas across the Southeast.
The Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards are dedicated to providing stewardship to wilderness areas in the Southern Appalachians region and are engaged in a variety of activities.
SAWS works to maintain trails in designated wilderness areas and Wilderness Study Areas. Find out more about these places in the Southeast United States.
If you are out in a wilderness area in the Southern Appalachians, you might run into one of the Wilderness Rangers. The Wilderness Rangers roam the wild lands, making sure trails are maintained and that the wilderness stays wild.
There are plenty of opportunities to get involved with the Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards. If you are interested in lending a hand while you hike, find out more.
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- Friday, December 19, 2014
The Wilderness Society’s annual year-end Comparative Analysis of Particular Excellence (CAPE) awards celebrate the agency’s achievements towards wildlands conservation and balanced management of our public lands.
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- Thursday, December 18, 2014
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- Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Montanans from all walks of life announced today that they will continue to defend a beneficial forest restoration project responding to several groups’ repeated attempts to derail it in court.