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Resilient Habitats

Sierra Club's Wilderness Essay Contest
What does wilderness mean to the millennial generation? Does the idea of wilderness have any relevance for twenty-first century environmentalists? Find out more.

Climate disruption is the largest threat that our natural heritage has ever faced. We must now actively work to create resilient habitats where plants, animals, and people are able to survive and thrive on a warmer planet. Click the images below to learn more, and take action by urging the Obama administration to help protect wildlife habitat from climate disruption.

Adirondacks to Acadia Ecosystem Greater Everglades Ecosystem Gulf Coast Ecosystem Quetico-Superior Ecosystem Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Greater Grand Canyon Ecosystem Sierra Nevada Ecosystem California Coast Ecosystem Olympic Peninsula-Puget Sound-North Cascades Ecosystem Arctic Coast Ecosystem

News

7.10.14
It’s 4 AM, and my Grandpa is waking me up telling me to get dressed so we can eat breakfast and leave for the mountains. It’s 1959, I am 5 years old, and to me, my head had just hit the pillow to go ...
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7.8.14
Members of NOLS Expedition Denali teach young campers how to pitch a tent During my second full week as a Sierra Club intern I was lucky enough to participate in Great Outdoors America Week, a week d...
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7.7.14
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, one of our country's greatest tools for protecting America's wild places. Signed into law on September 3, 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johns...
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Climate disruption is the largest threat that our natural heritage has ever faced. The effects of climate disruption are already being felt on even our most pristine landscapes. Setting aside areas where development is restricted is no longer enough -- we must now actively work to create resilient habitats where plants, animals, and people are able to survive and thrive on a warmer planet.

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