Northern California's Point Reyes National Seashore was named Punto de los Reyes ("Kings' Point")
This year’s edition of GO Day, which is a joint project undertaken by federal agencies, nonprofit organizations and the outdoor recreation industry, focuses on getting first-time visitors out on to public lands and reco
In 1902, when this photo was taken, the most majestic canyon on earth had not yet been protected as a national park (though President Benjamin Harrison had named it a forest reserve in 1893). It was, relative to later fame, somewhat obscure.
America has a new national monument - the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument in southern California!
Passed in 1906, the Antiquities Act has been under attack by some members of Congress recently, but it remains a vitally important conservation tool.
Within the San Juan National Forest, the Hermosa Creek Watershed encompasses the largest unprotected roadless area in the Southern Rocky Mountains,
Many exceptional wildlands remain unprotected or under-protected, but sportsmen, businesses and outdoor recreationists at the local level are hard at work to close the gap.
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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.