Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) recently asked President Obama to protect Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow and the Castle Mountains as national monuments in the California Desert, using presidential powers under the Antiquities Act.
What better place to celebrate history than at a place where it is honored and preserved? These wild places host incredible evidence of the achievements, struggles and lives of African Americans during the history of the continent.
Hundreds of people showed up to a public meeting with federal officials in Salida, Colorado, to voice their support for protecting Browns Canyon, an area in southern Colorado well known for its whitewater rafting, fishing and outdoor recreation.
Native American Heritage Month offers all Americans the opportunity to recognize and honor tribes who understood the value of wilderness long before European Americans ever laid eyes on bison or redwoods—