Wilderness Society


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Wilderness Society

Address:1615 M St NW
Washington, DC 20036

Phone:202-833-2300
Fax:202-429-3958
Phone:800-843-8443
Web: www.wilderness.org
Established: 1935. Description:Works to protect America's wilderness and to develop a nationwide network of wildlands through public education, scientific analysis, and advocacy. Maintains regional offices in Anchorage, Atlanta, Boston, Boise, Bozeman, Denver, San Francisco, and Seattle. Dues: $30/year.
Publications: Wilderness (annually); free to members. Also publishes a range of campaign and educational reports.

See other parks in District of Columbia.
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Both The Wilderness Society and the Center for American Progress say it is critical that the administration account for and then act to reduce these emissions.
Stoltze, as well as sportsmen and conservationists C all agreed to work together toward solutions," said Jamie Williams, President of The Wilderness Society.
The airline will operate as official airline of The Wilderness Society, and will support efforts of The Wilderness Society to protect wilder places in the US.
A "senior resource analyst" for the Wilderness Society is quoted as saying the Willamette "has always been seen as an especially productive forest," but somehow its carbon density provides "yet another reason to refrain from cutting" its trees.
The time for Sierra Club, Wilderness Society and the Center for Biological Diversity to raise their concerns over forest and wildlife management projects in "roadless areas" was during the planning process.
Herb Field has provided a strong voice for conservation for decades;' said Wilderness Society president William H.
District Court of Washington, DC, four plaintiffs--the National Resources Defense Council, the Sierra Club, the Wilderness Society and the National Parks and Conservation Assn.
Aboriginal groups had got wind of a plan by the Wilderness Society to register the entire Cape York region as a World Heritage Area, starting with lobbying the Queensland Government to declare more than a dozen rivers on Cape York 'Wild Rivers'.
He has worked for the Wilderness Society, The Nature Conservancy and Environmental Defense, and has served on the board of directors of the RARE Center for Tropical Conservation, the Society for Conservation Biology, the American Bird Conservatory, and on the editorial boards of Conservation Biology and Ecological Applications.
John McCarthy, a spokesman for The Wilderness Society, called the policy "positive and really what you'd hope to see" for the forest.
Staffers at Earthworks, the Wilderness Society, and other green advocacy groups identified lands in the crosshairs and called allies in the Senate, where the measure could still be defeated.