Wilderness Policy & Management Issues

Leading the way for global wilderness policy & management, WILD develops new tools for wilderness designation and management, leads international advocacy for wilderness, works collaboratively on new initiatives, and convenes the World Wilderness Congress to leverage important new policy developments.


A few outstanding accomplishments include:



WILD is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date tools for decision makers and wilderness managers around the world.  As part of this commitment, we publish the International Journal of Wilderness, the Wilderness Management Textbook and the Handbook on International Wilderness Law & Policy.

Earths Legacy

New, informative global publication on (natural) World Heritage Areas, with beautiful photographs and illustrations.

These tools are used world-wide to design the best legislation for protected areas, inform wilderness managers and provide an exchange of information. Use the images below to navigate and explore each of this resources.

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