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Our 2022 Membership Drive is on!

This month, CalWild is looking to make our network as big as it’s ever been. Join us for our 2022 Membership Drive during the month of May!

This is our annual chance to look around at our family, friends, and general supporters of wild places – and ask them to commit to financially investing in wilderness advocacy through membership to CalWild.

Many of our thousands of email, social media, and in-person supporters know our story already: since 1976 we’ve led the charge on all the wilderness and wild and scenic river bills in the state and helped California become a mecca for public lands and waters. However, in order to succeed in defending our previous successes and expanding on that work, we need these supporters to become dues-paying members of CalWild!

Please consider joining us as a financial supporter as part of our 2022 Membership Drive. Memberships start at only $35, and we’re especially interested in gaining new monthly donors for as little as $5/month.

Millions of us enjoy California’s public lands on a regular basis. CalWild’s goal is to turn enjoyment of these places into advocacy and stewardship. It’s why we are considered the leaders for wilderness and wild and scenic river protections across the state and even in D.C. It’s why we host trainings like our Stand By Your Lands workshops to build a bigger and better network of public lands advocates. It’s why we have protected almost 14 millions acres of wilderness and 1,500 miles of wild and scenic rivers in the nearly 5 decades we’ve been doing this.

We want to be the group that helps you become a stronger advocate. Maybe today that means joining our email list or signing an action alert. But if you’re already with us on the issues, please join us as a dues-paying member.

At the $65 level and above we’ll include a subscription to Backpacker Magazine. Here are some suggested donation amounts:

Individual: $35
Family: $65
Advocate: $150
Defender: $250
Champion: $1,000
Sustainer: $2,500

Individuals who donate over $250 are automatically honored as a Voices for a Wild Future donor. Your tax-deductible contribution to CalWild helps ensure the protection of our state’s natural heritage so that the wonders of wild California may be forever enjoyed.

If your organization or business is interested in joining, please check out or Group Member program, which starts at $250 and comes with a variety of visibility and partnership benefits.

Also, big thanks to our 2022 Membership Drive sponsors:



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