Wendie Malick

Like actress Wendie Malick, you can let a wild place replenish your mind, energy and spirit.

Actress Wendie Malick wants us all to recognize the wild “pockets of wonder” around us and to experience these places in rejuvenating ways. She leads us into California’s Santa Monica Mountains and recalls how, as a child, she revered the forest as “a cathedral of trees.”

10 Pockets of Wonder

Inspired by Wendie's call to find our "pockets of wonder," we've created a list of 10 wild places worth experiencing and protecting.

Wendie's PSA: Stop the "Great Outdoors Giveaway"

Today, Wendie’s reverence for the wild lives on. Watch as she speaks out about threats to our wild lands and highlights the ways wild places enrich our lives.

 

  • Michael Reinemer

    The Wilderness Society commends the Obama Administration for making history today by quadrupling the size of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, now the largest protected area in the world, measuring 582,578 square miles.

  • Michael Reinemer

    The Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument will be a unit of the National Park Service and was announced on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, which was established on August 25, 1916.

  • Max Greenberg

    The next fiscal year starts on Oct. 1, meaning that Congress is running out of time to cobble together "must-pass" appropriations legislation that will pay for the day-to-day expenses of the federal government.

    But in what has become a sad annual commentary on some leaders' dereliction of America's conservation tradition, the process is gummed up with counterproductive “riders” that have no place in the appropriations process, and would hurt wildlands right when they sorely need our help.