Wilderness Society Pacific Northwest Region

The mission of The Wilderness Society is to deliver to future generations an unspoiled legacy of wild places, with all the precious values they hold: biological diversity; clean air and water; towering forests, rushing rivers, and sage-sweet, silent deserts. TWS brings to bear their scientific expertise, analysis and bold advocacy at the highest levels to save, protect and restore America's wilderness areas.

Wilderness Society was a Brainerd Foundation grantee from 2004 to 2010.

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Wilderness Society Photo gallery

A fisherman on the North Fork Skykomish River in the North Cascades. Photo courtesy of the Wilderness Society.

A mountain goat above Cache Col in the North Cascades. Photo courtesy of Jim Nelson.

Mount Shuksan. Photo courtesy of Jim Nelson.

One of the many clean, clear rivers of the North Cascades. Photo courtesy of Jim Nelson.

Wilderness Society Grant history

2010

$50,000 - To ensure that the unique landscape of the North Cascades is preserved for future generations to enjoy while sustaining the healthy human and natural communities of the region. Place-based conservation

2009

$85,000 - To build a more informed, engaged and effective constituency for the long-term health and vitality of the North Cascades. Place-based conservation

2008

$100,000 - To build a more informed and engaged constituency for the long-term health and vitality of the North Cascades. Place-based conservation

2007

$100,000 - To build a more informed, engaged and effective constituency for the long-term health and vitality of the North Cascades. Place-based conservation

2004

$15,000 - For general support, with special emphasis on engaging the Northwest faith community. Conservation capacity