ALWRI is co-organizing the 12th World Wilderness Congress, together with the WILD foundation, the Elouise Cobell Land and Culture Institute, and the World Commission on Protected Areas. From Sunday, August 25 to Saturday, August 31, 2024, the Sicangu Lakota Treaty Council will host the Congress in He Sápa, the Black Hills of South Dakota. Learn more about the event here!
Press Release from Western Colorado University
“We have both the opportunity and responsibility to recognize fire’s ability to renew the landscape”
GUNNISON, Colorado, September 18, 2023 - Many of the wilderness areas that we treasure were historically shaped by fire. Yet today, many wilderness landscapes are caught in the wildfire paradox – widespread suppression...
President Biden Proclaims September National Wilderness Month
In honor of the Wilderness Act’s passage in September 1964, the White House has proclaimed September 2023 as National Wilderness Month. Read the full proclamation here.