The Sounds of Nature

Rocky Mountain Nat’l Park, CO (2008)This week’s New York Times has an interesting article describing the National Park Service’s efforts to restore natural sounds and minimize intrusive noise in California’s Muir Woods National Monument....

And They’re Off!

We sent out rackcards to about 250 locations this week, including backpacking stores across the country. We want to get noticed by those folks who have never heard of Wilderness Volunteers but would like to spend a week Giving Something Back to our public lands.We...

Even More WV Buzz

Last fall, WV first-timer Vicki Larson spent a week backpacking in southern Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Having heard of our program through a friend, Vicki decided it was time to “give something back” by joining our group...

Wilderness Volunteers Buzz

Wilderness Volunteers is featured in a new SheKnows.com blogpost on “Volunteer Vacays”, and also on the Weightwatchers site in an article on “Great Volunteer Vacations.” Be sure to read these articles and like or mention them on your Facebook...

WV Presents….at Portland REI

This February 22nd at 7pm PST, Wilderness Volunteers leader and participant Maidie Kenney will be leading a discussion about “Volunteer Vacations” at REI’s Hillsboro, OR location. Maidie will be speaking about her experience as a WV volunteer and...