The measure failed to reach the 60-vote threshold required for inclusion thanks to a bipartisan effort, as both Republican and Democratic senators opposed it.
By Abbey Dufoe
The first three years of my life were spent in a hiking carrier.
Oxford University Press (OUP) has recently come under fire for omissions from their Junior Dictionary aimed at seven-year-olds.
There is a certain richness found southern Nevada’s Mojave Desert; a flavor that draws you deeper into the awe-inspiring salt flats, meandering canyons and expansive valleys that define the region.
The Gloria Barron Wilderness Society Scholarship was founded by Tom Barron in honor of his mother, a conservationist and teacher, with the goal of encouraging visionary American conservationists at a crucial point
The Wilderness Society hopes to build on a year of great accomplishments in 2014 by protecting more wilderness and public lands while continuing to defend bedrock conservation and energy policies that keep air and water clean.
That is why legislation has been introduced to protect these lands yet again, granting the area another opportunity for well-deserved and long-overdue recognition and conservation.
On Jan. 14, Jeremy Garncarz, our Senior Director of Wilderness Designations, was interviewed on The Brian Lehrer Show, a radio show on New York's chief public radio station.
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President Obama has vowed to urge Congress to designate new wilderness in the Refuge. Encourage him to keep fighting for this threatened land.