Wondering how to create a green holiday season that's easier on wildlands — and easier on your own soul as well? Here's our list of green holiday ideas for turning frenzied and consumer-focused into simple and green — and best of all, kind
Americans have four new wildlife refuges to celebrate this month! Interior Secretary Ken Salazar recently announced the designation of four new Wildlife Refuges that span five states and diverse ecosystems. Refuge designation for these critical lands and waters will protect them as important pieces of America’s natural heritage for the economic benefit and recreational enjoyment of generations to come. The new Refuges are:
Living in Los Angeles, the outdoors play a big role in improving my quality of life. I’m usually surrounded by traffic on freeways and crowded city streets, so a nearby escape to the San Gabriel Mountains is a chance to see peaceful forest views and breathe some fresh air.
Just in time for National Public Lands Day this Saturday, Sept. 24, the New York Times has published a column so salient that I feel I must share it with those of you who love nature and care about the future of our natural heritage.
While all kinds of ideas for cutting the federal budget deficit are swirling around the Capitol, The Wilderness Society is making one thing abundantly clear: Congress should stop its assault on wilderness and the recreation economy and instead make green-friendly cuts like eliminating oil and ga