ALASKA CHAPTER
Denali Tom AndrewsMore than half of the National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS) is in Alaska (~57.5 million acres), with the system’s largest units all here—Wrangell-St. Elias (9+ million acres), Arctic (8 million acres), Gates of the Arctic (7.2 million acres) and Noatak (5.7 million acres). The 1980 Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) designated most Wilderness in Alaska. While ANILCA was generous with adding Wilderness to the NWPS, it did so with several exceptions to the Wilderness Act, including allowing airplanes, motor boats, and snowmachines in most Wildernesses for traditional activities. The Alaska Chapter of Wilderness Watch organized in 2002 when a group of Alaska wilderness activists met with staff from Wilderness Watch’s national office. The activists recognized that if they were going to hold the line on Wilderness in Alaska they needed to organize and draw on the expertise of Wilderness Watch for help. Learn more >>

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CLOUD PEAK CHAPTER
Cloud Peak Todd BlytheThe Cloud Peak Chapter of Wilderness Watch was organized in 1996 to protect the Cloud Peak Wilderness in Wyoming. The 191,000-acre Cloud Peak Wilderness, named for the tallest peak in the Bighorn National Forest, runs for 27 miles along the spine of the Big Horn Mountain Range. Learn more >>

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Cloud Peak Chapter, Wilderness Watch
PO Box 6773
Sheridan, WY 82801
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GEORGIA CHAPTER
Cumberland Jerome WalkerThe Georgia chapter of Wilderness Watch works to protect 14 of the most awe-inspiring, biologically diverse Wildernesses in the country, from the mountainous Cohutta Wilderness to the coastal plain’s Okefenokee Wilderness—the East’s largest Wilderness. The Georgia Chapter is currently focused on the Cumberland Island Wilderness. Cumberland is the largest barrier island Wilderness in the East and also one of the most important; the United Nations has recognized its significance by designating it an international biosphere reserve. Unfortunately, the National Park Service has ignored wilderness laws by promoting commercial driving tours and development within the Wilderness. Learn more >>

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Georgia Chapter, Wilderness Watch
P.O. Box 796
St. Marys, GA 31558
Phone: 828-626-3838
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Photos: Tom Andrews, www.wildlandart.com; Todd Blythe; Jerome Walker

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