Home to world-famous scenery and biologically rich wild places, Utah still lags behind all other Western states in public lands protection. Utah has less designated wilderness than Florida. Just 2% of Utah is wilderness; the average for western states is 16%. Industry-friendly politicians and a culture that mistrusts federal authority have kept Utah’s public lands under threat. But times are changing. Right now, we have the best chance in 30 years to designate new wilderness – and lots of it. With your help, we can protect millions of acres of outstanding public lands across eastern and southern Utah.
These outstanding public lands deserve permanent protection as wilderness: