New Mexico’s Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks officially became a new national monument on May 21, riding a wave of local support and fulfilling a promise made by President Barack Obama in his State of the Union address t
Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) announced on Dec. 3 that he will introduce a bill this month to designate central Colorado’s Browns Canyon as a national monument, with nearly half of that newly-protected land to be set aside as wilderness.
The holiday season can invite a number of agonizing decisions, many of which have an impact on our environment. Perhaps the most confusing of all of them is around what some also consider to be the most prized tradition of the holidays: the tree.
The Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act could give Montana its first newly designated wilderness area in 30 years, as a public lands bill containing that and other protections was passed unanimously out of a Senate committee o