Spotlight On: State of the Wild

As the second session of the 112th Congress gets underway, Pew's Campaign for America's Wilderness is working with state partners across the country to win passage of 20 bills that together would designate more than 2 million acres of new wilderness across 11 states. Click here to see the current State of the Wild. Individual wilderness campaigns will need to continue their good work in developing broad-based local support for their proposals to help move them through the legislative process. In addition, we have to continue to garner local and national opposition to the Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act to prevent this ill-advised piece of legislation from being enacted.