8 Prominent Groups Advocating Access to Public Lands

Here are some organizations working tirelessly to advocate for access to public lands and also protect the environment.

National Park Foundation

This organization helps through the raising of funds to protect and enhance US National Parks. This they do by preserving hiking trails and restoring land. They also raise awareness about African American history in National Parks.

National Parks Conservation Association

Founded in 1919, the National Parks Conservation Association has been advocating for National Park funding, good public policy, and education regarding the benefits of National Parks.

The Wilderness Society

This organization advocates for new monuments and wilderness designations across the US. They also fight bills introduced in Congress to sell off public lands or repeal the 1964 Wilderness Act.

The Conservation Fund

The Conservation Fund aims to protect lands and water bodies. It has protected over 9 million acres of land and water bodies since 1985. It also awards grants to community organizations to strengthen local economies thereby creating thousands of jobs.

The Trust for Public Lands

The Trust for Public Lands works in collaboration with local farmers and ranchers to develop plans on conserving new areas set aside for public enjoyment, thereby creating parks and open spaces for community enjoyment.

The Access Fund

The Access Fund works through the purchase of private lands and turning them into public rock-climbing designations. They also educate and train climbers on how their climbing activities can impact the environment.

Sierra Club

This organization encourages politicians and people to protect land, air, water, and wildlife, as well as curb the effects of climate change.

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is an environmental nonprofit organization that aims to create a world where people and nature can thrive in harmony. For over six decades, they have worked to protect wildlife and their habitat as well as over 120million acres of land.

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