The Wilderness Society

Nonprofit or community organization

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About us

The Wilderness Society is the leading American conservation organization working to protect our nation's shared wildlands. Since 1935, The Wilderness Society has led the effort to permanently protect nearly 110 million acres of wilderness in 44 states. We have been at the forefront of nearly every major public lands victory.

The Wilderness Society's mission is to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places. We contribute to better protection, stewardship and restoration of our public lands, preserving our rich natural legacy for current and future generations.


Contact information

Date Founded: 1935

Government ID number: 53-0167933


Phone: 202-833-2300

1615 M Street, NW, Suite 100, Washington, DC, 20036, US

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