We give back to the places that inspire us will continue to inspire many generations to come. It's a common hesitation to know where to begin, so we propose you focus on awareness. You're more likely to get emotionally involved in an initiative when you begin to understand what the benefits are to addressing the concerns. So, instead of stressing about where to sign up, how about a good read?
Established in 1958, MWA works with communities to protect Montana's wilderness heritage, quiet beauty and outdoor traditions, now and for future generations. "We envision a future where from the rugged mountains to the vast prairies Montana’s wild places are protected, connected, and restored because the citizens of our state value wilderness as essential to our heritage and way of life." To learn more about MWA's work, volunteer opportunities, or a Montana adventure trail, click here.
Friends of the Boundary Water Wilderness programs advocate for: sulfide mining, air pollution, wild horizons, forest management, climate change, invasive species and diversity.
They seek to "to protect, preserve and restore the wilderness character of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the Quetico-Superior Ecosystem."
In addition, they encourage anyone looking for an escape to explore the great outdoors that they are hoping to conserve.