Story update: Since we first published this story in October, Congress has pulled Yosemite National Park from a logging bill that would have opened vast swaths of forest to logging companies.
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When was the last time you really could see for miles on a clear day, undisturbed by smog-like pollution? If it's been a while, you might want to visit a wilderness area.
The Western Arctic's caribou herds migrated from the north about a
There’s nothing quite like venturing into a breathtaking winter wonderland - and then feeling your feet sink into drifts of snow that are knee to waist deep. This is one of the reasons why snowshoes are an outdoor recreationist's best friend.
Wild lands offer us a place for enjoyment, challenge and peace of mind, which is why veterans have found them to be ideal places for healing.
Cedar Breaks National Monument is located in Utah near Cedar City. The site was designated as a national monument in 1933.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced a major conservation campaign aimed at inspiring America's next generation of wilderness stewards, during a speech in San Francisco's Crissy Field on Thursday, Nov. 7.
Oil drilling on the doorstep of the historic site known as the "cradle of conservation" is a concept that doesn't sit well with many.
There are already lots of good reasons to keep our wildlands safe. Now, add one more to the list: to protect dinosaurs.
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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.