There are countless ways that you can help protect the last wild lands in western North America. 

Consider this page as a starting point. From staying up-to-date on conservation news or participating in public comment periods, to contacting local representatives or making a donation to Braided River to support our efforts, together, we can protect our continent's critical habitats and ecosystems from the threats of development.  

 

FEATURED NEWS ALERT

Support Lasting Protection for Prince William Sound

The Chugach National Forest is under consideration for official wilderness designation and The Forest Service is accepting public comment until NOVEMBER 1st.

Your voice matters. Learn how to submit your comment.

Current News alerts

 

Prince William Sound

Participate in a public comment period to preserve wilderness in Alaska

Arctic National wildlife Refuge

Protect the Refuge from oil and gas exploitation

 
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Mountain Caribou

News alert coming soon!

Sagebrush Country

News alert coming soon!

Tongass National Forest

Support protections for roadless areas of our National Forest System 


Everyday Actions

 

register to vote

If you're not already registered to vote, you can do it here! Online registration is available in 37 states plus the District of Columbia, and mail-in registration forms are easily accessible at your local post office or DMV. Call your local elections office for more details. Your vote is the single most important tool you have to make the change you want to see.

 

Write to media outlets

If you feel passionate about a particular conservation issue—perhaps one of the news items described above—consider writing to a local or regional newspaper. Letters to the Editor are effective communication methods, as they reach a broad group of individuals, including decision-makers and elected leaders.

 

contact your elected officials

Find out who represents you. When issues arise, contact your local, state, and national elected officials directly, so they know their constituents are concerned. Thank them personally when they vote, lobby, or speak up in support of important conservation issues. Attend town hall meetings and information-gathering sessions they host in your community. 

 

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