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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