Take Action

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 you can get involved.

Join our WildAlert network

Help stop drilling in the Arctic Ocean. Help stop mining in the Grand Canyon. These are the kinds of causes you can take action on when you join our WildAlert network.

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. We also send ideas, tips and other features to help you get out and enjoy wildlands.

See all open actions

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

Find your representatives

You can look up your Congressional representatives using our find your representatives tool.

  • 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.