Our wilderness is under an unprecedented attack from Trump and anti-conservationists in Congress. Help us fight back.
If you care about this special place, here is what you need to know: it is under imminent threat from sulfide-ore mining pollution, and The Wilderness Society is doing everything we can to stop it.
Today, guided by science and public opinion, federal agencies charged with stewardship of taxpayer-owned public lands denied the renewal of two mineral leases adjacent to Minnesota’s iconic Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW).
Sigurd Olson, former president and governing council member of The Wilderness Society, was an American author, environmentalist and lifelong advocate for wilderness.