Taking Action in 2016

Thanks to the outpouring of  generosity from our supporters, the 2015 WILD Half Campaign ended with a resounding success. We raised over $180,000 – making 2015 our best year ever! That means more resources to create wilderness victories in 2016 – victories that are...

Innovate, Facilitate, Communicate, and CELEBRATE!

We work for a wilder world.  It’s not always easy – is often a real struggle – but we persist with, succeed in, and continue to learn from, many and different projects that we develop with our partners.  Our vision – sharpened through 40 years of practical experience...

Gratitude

By: Carol Batrus Gratitude: the quality of being thankful, a perfect descriptor for this season of Thanksgiving. In the mid 1990’s Oprah was on a crusade to have her audience keep a gratitude journal. Keeping a journal, highlighting the bounty of our lives, would show...

Despite numerous attacks, the Mali Elephant Project continues

Against all the odds, the Mali Elephant Project is still at work, enhancing stability for humans and protection for elephants, despite lawlessness, jihadists, conflict and community strife. The seriousness of the current situation in Mali cannot be underestimated....

Finding the sparks within

By: Crista Valentino, CoalitionWILD Director For my 6th birthday in the early 90’s, my parents adopted a reintroduced Yellowstone National Park wolf on my behalf. In the photograph that accompanied the certificate stating our support, Matsi’s black and grey coat stood...

The eye-opening effect of your donations to WILD

$1 already protects 6 acres of elephant habitat – just imagine what $340,000 will accomplish Wilderness needs you. Maximize your investment in wilderness and help WILD meet its end of the year fundraising goal – $340,000 for a wilder planet! I bet you think doing...

All You Need is Love…and Nature

Nature has needs and so do humans. How do we respect both for the long-term health and success of the planet?  By: Harvey Locke, Nature Needs Half visionary I want to state the obvious that too often goes unsaid: Nature is the context for all life, including ours. We...

Incredible People Choose a WILD World

To keep the world wild, first recognize that wilderness is a choice preserved and protected by the sum of our decisions. Then embrace the fact that “our” decisions for wilderness begin with yours. What type of world do you choose to create?  Such a simple question has...

Memories of wilderness: past, present & future

Who doesn’t have a memory or two from childhood about an incredible wilderness experience? My childhood was blessed by wilderness – and it is important that children now, and in the future, have the same opportunities. I think back to my favorite outdoor adventures....

I asked a Juniper what it needed and its answer was amazing

The bold proclamation that we should protect and connect half of the planet’s lands, seas and waterways no longer silences a room. The eminent scientist E.O. Wilson, having made “Half-Earth” a central tenet of his eco-evangelism, has helped to expand our collective...
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