Being around like-minded individuals who are willing to volunteer their time for an organization that, year after year, achieves incredible results is not only fun, but also a great opportunity to learn and grow!
When the Western Canada Wilderness Committee (later shortened to the Wilderness Committee) was founded in British Columbia in 1980, there was little information available to the public on Canadian wilderness and wildlife issues. Our mission was focused on researching, publishing and distributing
information about threatened Canadian wilderness and wildlife in order to build broad public support for their preservation.
We measure success in five areas: wilderness areas protected from industrial development, public education, research, legal precedents and innovative tactics.
The Wilderness Committee has played a role in helping achieve protection for the following areas: