The Wilderness Society

The Wilderness Society is an organization of spirited people who, since 1935, have led the protection of a vast system of magnificent public lands that belong to everyone. We are also fighting to reduce climate change emissions and advocating for renewable energy solutions on our nation’s public lands. We promote equitable access to the outdoors for all.  Today, we are vigorously defending America’s national parks, forests, monuments, wildlife refuges and other wild lands from the most extensive effort ever to give away these public lands to private industry (primarily oil and gas drilling and mining) and exclude the people in this country from participating in decisions about how these lands are managed.