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When wilderness is faced with threats, we count on our passionate community to take action. Only through our collective action can we protect wildlands and ensure they remain safe. There are many ways to help:

Photo: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. Credit: Peter Mather

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Help give our public lands a voice when you join our WildAlert network. Sign up and join an active community of people fighting to protect our wildlands for future generations. 

Our email WildAlert subscribers are the first to hear about important campaigns, victories and features related to enjoying and protecting wilderness.

We send out regular notices for you to take action on important issues and add your voice to important wilderness causes. 

Get involved

Take action on a variety of issues, from legislation moving in Congress to National Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management decisions.

  • Some of the most important climate and energy achievements of the last eight years—including many that were Wilderness Society priorities—will be on the chopping block the moment President-elect Trump settles into the Oval Office. It will be more important than ever to stand up and let our lawmakers know what is important to us.

  • Thank you to the tens of thousands of you who responded to our requests to sign your name to a letter urging the administration to take this step. This is your victory!

  • Trump has picked a leading climate denier, Myron Ebell, to lead the transition team at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Ebell is also said to be in contention to head the agency itself. On the campaign trail, Trump said he may "cut" the EPA, but giving Ebell any authority over it may be just as bad.