Giving Something Back

Since 1997

Wilderness Volunteers has been providing affordable and meaningful volunteer service opportunities that conserve and protect America’s wild lands since 1997. Working in cooperation with the US Forest Service, National Park Service, the BLM, the US Fish & Wildlife Service and others, you’ll be inspired and invigorated when you see how much a group can accomplish in a few days.

Upcoming Projects


Leader Training – Hybrid Course
03/05/2024 – 04/30/2024

Location: Online class

This hybrid Leader Training Course consists of an 8-week online program in addition to a Wilderness Volunteers project of the student’s choice to complete the training. If you’re interested in becoming a Wilderness Volunteers project leader, please email us at info@wildernessvolunteers.

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Saguaro National Park
03/06/2024 – 03/09/2024

Location: Saguaro National Park (east), AZ
Strenuous. Pulling buffelgrass.
Front country. Dispersed tent camping.

Help eradicate the invasive buffelgrass and fountain grass! Spend 4 days in the desert digging out this problematic invasive as we continue to help to give natural vegetation a chance.

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Joshua Tree National Park
03/10/2024 – 03/16/2024
Open (3 remaining)

Location: Joshua Tree National Park, CA
Strenuous: A max of 5-10 mile daily hikes with ~800′ elevation change
Front country: Tent camping near cars

Join us for a week of trail monitoring and maintenance (brushing, drain clearing, and trail delineation) along the California Riding and Hiking Trail within Joshua Tree National Park.

This project is sponsored by:

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Latest News


A Rural Rebuild One Step at a Time

A Rural Rebuild One Step at a Time

Each year, as the current project season begins to wind down in late summer, Wilderness Volunteers begins to receive dozens upon dozens of project proposals from all across the United States to be considered for the following project season. One of the more unique and...

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2023 Wilderness Volunteers Photo Contest

2023 Wilderness Volunteers Photo Contest

One of our favorite community activities is the annual photo contest and we're excited to kick it off! This contest is open to all project leaders and volunteers who participated in a 2023 Wilderness Volunteers project. It's time to sit down with your phone, your...

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