Learn why actresses Betty White and Wendie Malick, musician Dave Matthews and snowboarder Forrest Shearer are so passionate about wilderness.
The United States has 618 million acres of wildlands, including some of the wildest, most stunning and most bizarre landscapes in the world. We've chosen a select few that you don't want to miss.
Get tips for urban escapes to the wild, family-friendly fun, backcountry journeys, wildlife watching and more in our insider tips section.
Betty White first visited California’s Sierra Nevada at age four. That visit, and visits almost every year thereafter, made a lasting impression on her.
Wilderness is a precious resource with many human, natural and economic benefits that we need to protect.
- 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.
- Monday, December 15, 2014
That legislation carried a number of conservation provisions to safeguard natural, cultural, and historic sites in more than 25 states. “Today, Congress has given the American people an enduring, irreplaceable gift by protecting a number of wild places to explore and celebrate across the country.
- Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The Wilderness Society raised red flags over the FY 15 Omnibus Appropriations bill released late Tuesday because it threatens sage grouse, perpetuates flawed wildfire suppression regimes, and fails to reauthorize the 50-year old Land and Water Conservation Fund, among many other negative provisions.