Saguaro National Park was designated to protect the universal symbol of the American west—the giant saguaro. Saguaro can only be found only in a small portion of the U.S., and are currently threatened by warming temperatures caused by climate change.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced her first Secretarial Order and outlined the next few years of protecting America’s wild places today in an appearance before the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
When budget cuts forced Washington's Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest to make serious changes to its vital forest roads system, a diverse group of partners and stakeholders stepped forward to ensure the community voice will be heard during the decision-making process.
In honor of National Public Lands Day, a group of 20 staffers from The Wilderness Society headquarters in Washington D.C. worked side by side with members of the Rock Creek Conservancy on September 27.