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Mason Cummings, TWS

Mason Cummings, TWS

Together we can protect public lands, now and forever.

Each day thousands of acres of wild places are lost to mining, drilling, logging and other development. But we don't have to give it all away. Together, we can save our wildest lands for future generations.

111 million acres of wilderness protected

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More than 1 million members and supporters are making a difference

Jonathan Meyers, The Wilderness Society

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Oil and gas drilling has serious consequences for our wildlands and communities.

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There is just one hope for repulsing the tyrannical ambition of civilization to conquer every inch on the whole earth. That hope is the organization of spirited people who will fight for the freedom and preservation of the wilderness.

Bob Marshall Founder of The Wilderness Society

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