Our wilderness is under an unprecedented attack from Trump and anti-conservationists in Congress. Help us fight back.
The Wilderness Act celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson on Sept. 3, 1964, the Wilderness Act created our National Wilderness Preservation System and a means by which Americans can protect wilderness.
As this infographic shows, a child who spends time exploring nature is more likely to be thin and fit, get better grades in school, and have fewer emotional problems than couch potato counterparts.