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...

Planting the Seed for a Lifetime of Adventure

Planting the Seed for a Lifetime of Adventure

When I was a kid, growing up in northern Illinois, most of my friends went on vacation to the Wisconsin Dells (a water park just a few hours north) or to more exotic places like Disneyworld in Florida. For me, family vacation was always South Dakota: the Black Hills...

Qualified Charitable Distributions from an IRA

Qualified Charitable Distributions from an IRA

Qualified Charitable Distributions from an IRA Did you know that, if you are at least 70½ years old, you can make tax-free charitable donations directly from your IRA? By making what's called a qualified charitable distribution (QCD), you can benefit your favorite...

The 2022 Wilderness Volunteers Photo Contest

The 2022 Wilderness Volunteers Photo Contest

2022 is a big year for Wilderness Volunteers: we're celebrating our 25th anniversary, we're back in the field full force, and we have a lot of great things simmering for 2023. One of our favorite community activities is the annual photo contest that we're stoked to...

The Battle with Buffelgrass

The Battle with Buffelgrass

Since 2009, Wilderness Volunteers has coordinated over ten projects with Saguaro National Park in southern Arizona. Through perusing the photo galleries from our Saguaro National Park project, you'll observe that job scope and site locations may change, but the focus...

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Wilderness Volunteers is cultivating a passion for Wilderness! We are a national nonprofit organizing volunteers for stewardship projects in cooperation with public land agencies across the USA.