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FACTSHEET: National Wilderness Institute, NWI

DETAILS

P.O. Box 25766 Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 703-836-7404
Fax: 703-836-7405

NWI sees themselves as a "voice of reason on the environment," and are involved with repealing the Endangered Species Act and property rights issues.

NWI is an active participant in the "wise use" movement and a regular attendee at the Alliance for America's Fly-In for Freedom - an annual wise use jamboree. They also participate in the annual Wise Use Leadership Conference held in Reno. NWI publishes a quarterly magazine, "NWI Resource," and "Fresh Tracks," a newsletter. Funding has come from the Monsanto Fund, Mobil Foundation, Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, John M. Olin Foundation, Chevron and ExxonMobil (http://www.capitalresearch.org/search/orgdisplay.asp?Org=NWI100 and mediatransparency.org).

FUNDING

National Wilderness Institute has received $10,000 from ExxonMobil since 1998.

1994
$10,000 Mobil Foundation
Source: 1997 Foundation Grants Index

PEOPLE

Becky Norton Dunlop
Advisory Board Member
Source: National Wilderness Institute website, 3/04

A. Alan Moghissi
Advisory Board member
Source: National Wilderness Institute website, 3/04

Donald P. Holdel, Esq.
Member of National Advisory Board
Source: National Wilderness Institute, 4.20.04

Eugene Lapointe, Esq.
Member of NWI Advisory Board
Source: National Wilderness Institute, 4.20.04

Richard Pombo
Member of NWI Advisory Board
Source: Congressman Richard Pombo's Website

SOURCES

1997 Foundation Grants Index
1997 Foundation Grants Index

National Wilderness Institute website, 3/04
http://www.nwi.org

National Wilderness Institute, 4.20.04
http://www.nwi.org

Congressman Richard Pombo's Website
http://www.house.gov/pombo.htm