Western states have an advantage over the rest of the country because of their wealth of protected public lands, according to a new recent economic study released by Headwaters Economics.The report,
When we reported last summer’s preliminary findings of the same report, it appeared that hiking may increase cognitive abilities.
On Jan. 11, 1908, Roosevelt had the foresight to designate the Grand Canyon National Monument. Years later, the unit became Grand Canyon National Park.
The Wilderness Society prides itself on its committed staff members whose devotion makes them leaders among their peers.
Drawn by the profits of nearby gasfields, oil and gas companies began lining up to turn the superb wildlife habitat of the Wyoming Range into rolling foothills of oil derricks, truck-filled roads, and pumping stations.
Some think there can be a bridge between these circumstances through thoughtful use of technology that may actually encourage spending time outdoors.
The 112th Congress and 2012 was filled with victories and challenges. Indeed, America’s wilderness experienced the good, the bad and the ugly.
Each year, almost half of American adults make resolutions on New Year's Day. These Americans are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than those who don't make resolutions.
What better way to start the New Year than with recreation outdoors? Many outdoor groups offer activities the first day of the year, which is a boost for those whose resolutions include
This past year was ripe with stories about America's wild lands- including the good, the bad and the ugly. This slideshow features the 12 from 2012 that we think are worth retelling:
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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.