You Can Help

Every voice matters in the fight to protect America’s last remaining wildlands — and one determined person can make a huge difference.

Add your voice to the community of dedicated wilderness lovers working to protect our wildlands. There are many ways you can join The Wilderness Society in preserving our nation's wild heritage.

Take action

We have a growing, committed network of activists who lend their voices to important wilderness issues. Join our network and take action on national and local issues affecting our wildlands.

Make a donation

There is one thing that enables us to continue our work to protect our nation's old-growth forests, Arctic wildlands and western canyons — you. Your tax deductible donation will help us protect iconic American wildlands for generations to come.

When you make a donation of $35 or more, you become a Wilderness Society member. Learn more about membership.

Become a monthly donor

When you become a monthly donor, you show a passionate commitment to protecting America's wildlands. Our monthly donors are an important part of our network of members and supporters committed to keeping our wildlands wild.

Planned giving

Planned giving allows you to give through a variety of means, including giving through your will, giving through life insurance and giving real estate.

Give in honor or memory

When you give a gift to The Wilderness Society in honor of someone you care about, you help to create a legacy of living wilderness.

Partner with us

We look for opportunities to partner with companies who share our values and our commitment to protecting wild places and inspiring Americans to care for them.

Other ways to give

Learn about other ways you can help protect wilderness by giving to The Wilderness Society.

 

  • Michael Reinemer

    Statement on Interior Department recommendation on Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, July 21, 2017

    The following statement is from Scott Miller, Southwest Senior Regional Director for the Wilderness Society:

  • Tim Woody

    By passing H.R. 218 today, the U.S. House of Representatives set a dangerous precedent, approving construction of a destructive, unnecessary road through protected wilderness in the vital Izembek National Wildlife Refuge in the Alaska Peninsula.  

    This bill undermines bedrock conservation laws including the 1964 Wilderness Act, which prevents road building in designated wilderness, and the National Environmental Policy Act, which guarantees a process for environmental review of federal decisions, including participation by citizens and other stakeholders. 

  • Alex Thompson

    Today the U.S. Senate held a procedural vote for Interior’s deputy secretary nomination of David Bernhardt.

    The former California lobbyist and high-ranking staffer at Interior under President George W. Bush has a longstanding history with oil and gas companies, having pushed for the removal of impediments to drilling in land use plans and advancing energy development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

    The Wilderness Society issued the following statement from Melyssa Watson, vice president for conservation: