In the early 1900s, a new breed of environmental activist took root in the Pacific Northwest.
The American Southwest was at the time in a post-nuclear era.
The first group of environmental activists came to the region with a message: that climate change was a threat to the health and wellbeing of people and ecosystems alike.
Their call for action, and for a return to the natural environment, had an impact.
They formed a band of activists called the Wilderness Society, which helped build up a grassroots network of local groups and organizations that sought to protect wildlife, waterways, and other natural resources.
In 1900, the group was officially renamed the Wilderness League, after the Southwest Wilderness Commission.
The League had an ambitious goal: to protect a wilderness that would last for millions of years.
Its members hoped to preserve as much of the region’s history and culture as possible.
They believed that the region was so rich in natural resources that only by restoring them to what they once were could they restore the world.
It was a bold vision for a new kind of conservation, one that, in many ways, was inspired by the wilderness movement.
But in the end, the wilderness and the land it protected were too precious to be preserved for the sake of the environment.
Over the next decade, the League became the largest national environmental organization, with over 4,000 chapters across the country.
It worked with the U.S. Forest Service, the U