Description:  “Our mission is to: -permanently protect the best of Virginia’s wild places for future generations, -foster understanding and appreciation of Wilderness, and, -promote enjoyment and stewardship of our last remaining wildlands. Organized in 1969, VWC works closely with the congressional delegation from Virginia to pass federal legislation under the 1964 Wilderness Act, which provides permanent protection to outstanding wild areas on public land in Virginia. VWC has been instrumental passing legislation that designated all existing wilderness areas in the George Washington & Jefferson National Forests and in Shenandoah National Park. ”

Weblink http://www.vawilderness.org/

Resource Type(s):  Full Website, Blog/News Feed, Actions/Events

Location:  Virginia, USA

Accessibility:  Online-Free, Offline-Free

Wellness Domains:  Earth, Earthlings, Human Society, Personal

Wholesome Practices Promoted:  Wilderness Restoration, Communing w/Nature, Political Campaigning