Since its approval by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1906, the Antiquities Act has been used on a bipartisan basis by 16 presidents, serving as an important contingency plan for when Congress is unable to act swiftly to protect public lands.
Three new measures (S. Amendment 132, S.228, and H.R.330) could gut the Antiquities Act, which has been used on a bipartisan basis by presidents to protect natural and historic landmarks for over a century.
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.
A National Park Service ranger recently reported that a chunk had been taken out of a bone belonging to a sauropod--the iconic suborder of long-necked dinosaurs--on the well-trafficked Fossil Discovery Trail, pr
You have the rare opportunity to protect the San Gabriel Mountains by speaking directly to key Washington officials. If you attend the listening session, you can tell decision makers that you support a national monument and the protection of these mountains.