List of Bills by State

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Several attack bills in Congress are threatening wildlands across the United States.

These bills aim to strip wilderness of its protections and undermine the Wilderness Act and Antiquities Acts, which are important wilderness designation tools.

The list below reflects how the Wilderness Under Siege bills would impact lands across the United States.

You can also view this information using our interactive map.

Alabama

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 13,000 acres of Alabama National Forest.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open more than 41,000 acres of Alabama Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Alaska

  • The Drill the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Act would destroy pristine wilderness in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose almost 26.5 million acres of pristine Alaska Wilderness Areas to motorized use.
  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 13 million acres of Alaska's public lands.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments in Alaska.
  • The 30 Million Acre Giveaway would sell more than 11 million acres of Alaska's forests and public lands to polluters and developers.

Learn more about wildland protection in Alaska.

Arizona

  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose more than 4 million acres of Arizona Wilderness Areas to off-road vehicles.
  • Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge could be closed on a whim if The Border Patrol Takeover Act were signed into law.
  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from nearly 1.1 million acres of Arizona's forests and BLM lands.
  • The 30 Million Acre Giveaway would sell more than 2.5 million acres of Arizona's forests and public lands to polluters and developers.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments in Arizona.

Learn more about wildland protection in Arizona.

Arkansas

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 95,000 acres of Arkansas National Forests.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open 158,000 acres of Arkansas Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

California

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 4 million acres of California forests and deserts.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose almost 10 million acres of California wilderness areas to off-road vehicles.
  • Access to Joshua Tree National Park would be inhibited if the Border Patrol Takeover Act was signed into law.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments in California.
  • The 30 Million Acre Giveaway would sell more than 2.2 million acres of California's forests and public lands to polluters and developers.

Learn more about wildland protection in California.

Colorado

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 4 million acres of Colorado forests, deserts and streams.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose nearly 3.5 million acres of Colorado wilderness areas to off-road vehicles.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments in Colorado.
  • The 30 Million Acre Giveaway would sell more than 1.2 million acres of Colorado's forests and public lands to polluters and developers.

Learn more about wildland protection in Colorado.

Connecticut

  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the president of his authority to designate national monuments.

Delaware

  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.

Florida

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 45,000 acres of Florida forestland.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.

Georgia

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 55,000 acres of Georgia National Forest.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.

Hawaii

  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the president of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The 30 Million Acre Giveaway would sell more than 30,000 acres of Hawaii's forests and public lands to polluters and developers.

Idaho

  • Potential closure of Idaho Panhandle National Forests if The Border Patrol Takeover Act was signed into law.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose more than 4.5 million acres of Idaho wilderness areas to off-road vehicles.
  • The 30 Million Acre Giveaway would sell more than 1.6 million acres of Idaho's forests and public lands to polluters and developers.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the president of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from nearly 9 million acres of Idaho's public lands.

Learn more about wildland protection in Idaho.

Illinois

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 11,000 acres of wild Illinois forestland.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open 32,000 acres of Illinois Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Indiana

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 8,000 acres of Indiana National Forest.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the president of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open all of the Charles C. Deam Wilderness Area to motorized vehicles.

Iowa

  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.

Kansas

  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.

Kentucky

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 3,000 acres of Kentucky National Forest.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open 18,000 acres of Kentucky Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Louisiana

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 7,000 acres of Louisiana National Forest.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open 17,000 acres of Louisiana wilderness areas to motorized vehicles.

Maine

  • Acadia National Park would be exempt from environmental laws if The Border Patrol Takeover Act were signed into law.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 6,000 acres of wild Maine forestland.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose more than 18,000 acres of Maine Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Learn more about wildland protection in Maine.

Maryland

  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the president of his authority to designate national monuments.

Massachusetts

  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would expose more than 3,000 acres of Massachusetts Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.

Michigan

  • Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore could be closed if The Border Patrol Takeover Act were signed into law.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 16,000 acres of wild Michigan forestland.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose more than 100,000 acres of Michigan Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Minnesota

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 62,000 acres of Minnesota forestland.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open 816,000 acres of Minnesota Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Mississippi

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 3,000 acres of Mississippi National Forest.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the president of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open more than 5,000 acres of Mississippi Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Missouri

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 25,000 acres of Missouri National Forest.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open 71,000 acres of Missouri Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Montana

  • Potential closure of parts of Glacier National Park if The Border Patrol Takeover Act were signed into law.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose 3.4 million acres of Montana Wilderness Areas to off-road vehicles.
  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 6.5 million acres of Montana's public lands.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The 30 Million Acre Giveaway would sell more than 1.5 million acres of Montana's forests and public lands to polluters and developers.

Learn more about wildland protection in Montana.

Nebraska

  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose more than 12,000 acres of Nebraska Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the president of his authority to designate national monuments.

Nevada

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 5 million acres of Nevada National Forest.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open 3.1 million acres of Nevada Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.
  • The 30 Million Acre Giveaway would sell more than 3 million acres of Nevada's forests and public lands to polluters and developers.

New Hampshire

  • White Mountain National Forest would be exempt from environmental laws if The Border Patrol Takeover Act were signed into law.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the president of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 200,000 acres of wild New Hampshire forestland.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose more than 138,000 acres of New Hampshire Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

New Jersey

  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose more than 10,000 acres of New Jersey wilderness areas to motorized vehicles.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.

New Mexico

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 2 million acres of New Mexico forest and desert.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose more than 1.5 million acres of New Mexico Wilderness Areas to motorized use.
  • Carlsbad Caverns National Park could be closed on a whim if the Border Patrol Takeover Act was signed into law.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments in New Mexico.
  • The 30 Million Acre Giveaway would sell more than 1.6 million acres of New Mexico's forests and public lands to polluters and developers.

Learn more about wildland protection in New Mexico.

New York

  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the president of his authority to designate national monuments.

North Carolina

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 150,000 acres of North Carolina National Forest.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open 132,000 acres of North Carolina Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Learn more about our work in western North Carolina.

North Dakota

  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park could be closed if The Border Patrol Takeover Act was signed into law.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 266,000 acres of wild North Dakota forestland.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose nearly 10,000 acres of North Dakota Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Ohio

  • Access to West Sister Island National Wildlife Refuge would be significantly hampered if The Border Patrol Takeover Act were signed into law.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open all of West Sister Island Wilderness Area to motorized vehicles.

Oklahoma

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 13,000 acres of Oklahoma National Forest.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the president of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open more than 23,000 acres of Oklahoma Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Oregon

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 3 million acres of Oregon National Forest.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the president of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open nearly 2.5 million acres of Oregon wilderness areas to motorized vehicles.
  • The 30 Million Acre Giveaway would sell more than 850,000 acres of Oregon's forests and public lands to polluters and developers.

Pennsylvania

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from nearly 25,000 acres of Pennsylvania forestland.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open 9,000 acres of Pennsylvania Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Rhode Island

  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.

South Carolina

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 8,000 acres of South Carolina National Forest.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open nearly 50,000 acres of South Carolina Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

South Dakota

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 43,000 acres of South Dakota National Forest.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open more than 13,000 acres of South Dakota Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Tennessee

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 64,000 acres of Tennessee National Forest.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open more than 66,000 acres of Tennessee Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Learn more about wildland protection in eastern Tennessee.

Texas

  • Big Bend National Park would be exempt from environmental laws if The Border Patrol Takeover Act were signed into law.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the president of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 4,000 acres of wild Texas forestland.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose nearly 40,000 acres of Texas Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Utah

  • The 30 Million Acre Giveaway would sell more than 1.8 million acres of Utah's forests and public lands to polluters and developers.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose more than 1.1 million acres of Utah Wilderness Areas to off-road vehicles.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments in Utah.
  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 5 million acres of Utah's public lands.

Learn more about wildland protection in Utah.

Vermont

  • Bristol Cliffs Wilderness would be exempt from environmental laws if the Border Patrol Takeover Act was signed into law.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 25,000 acres of wild Vermont forestland.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose more than 100,000 million acres of Vermont Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Virginia

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from nearly 400,000 acres of wild Virginia forestland.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the president of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open nearly 150,000 acres of Virginia Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Washington

  • The Border Patrol would be given operational control of North Cascades National Park if the Border Patrol Takeover Act were signed into law.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose nearly 3 million acres of Washington Wilderness Areas to off-road vehicles.
  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from more than 2 million acres of Washington's forests and public lands.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the president of his authority to designate national monuments in Washington.
  • The 30 Million Acre Giveaway would sell more than 700,000 acres of Washington's forests and public lands to polluters and developers.

Learn more about wildland protection in Washington state.

West Virginia

  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 202,000 acres of West Virginia National Forest.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open more than 118,000 acres of West Virginia Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Wisconsin

  • Access to parts of the Gaylord Nelson Wilderness Area would be closed if the Border Patrol Takeover Act were signed into law.
  • The End the National Monuments Act would strip the president of his authority to designate national monuments.
  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 54,000 acres of wild Wisconsin forestland.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act would expose more than 45,000 acres of Wisconsin Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Wyoming

  • The 30 Million Acre Giveaway would sell more than 1.6 million acres of Wyoming's forests and public lands to polluters and developers.
  • The Great Outdoors Giveaway would strip existing protections from 3.5 million acres of Wyoming's forests and public lands National Forest.
  • The Motorize our Wilderness Act would open more than 3 million acres of Wyoming Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles.

Learn more about wildland protection in Wyoming.