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.
As more and more towns experience tremors in regions that have historically never reported seismic events, scientists are investigating whether hydraulic fracturing could be responsible for earthquakes.
While 2014 is the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the law that set the framework to preserve the nation’s most pristine landscapes, it also marks five years since Congress last protected any land as designated wilderness.
After decades of fighting for wilderness protections, Bethine Church passed away in December at her home in Boise at the age of 90. Often heralded as the matriarch of Idaho's Democratic party, Bethine was also well known as a passionate wilderness advocate.