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.
The Wilderness Society's trail crew known as Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS) has been featured in this month's
Colorado’s western slope is a treasure trove of canyon country wilderness where hikers, campers and mountain bikers can experience some of our wildest remaining high desert landscapes.
We know that urban life can be filled with stress and fatigue, and that time outdoors can rejuvenate us physically, mentally and emotionally.
America's National Wildlife Refuge System was designated by President Theodore Roosevelt more than 100 years ago, and is widely considered one of the nation's crowning conservation achievements.
Public lands are so economically important that seven states spent over $2 million out of their already strapped budgets to open federal lands during the last week of the 16-day government shutdown.
By Andrea Imler
The federal government reopened Thursday, Oct. 16 after Congress passed a short-term budget deal to fund the government through Jan. 15.
As a result, federal agencies like the National Park Service have been allowed to reopen. At least, for now.
Would-be tourists to our national parks, monuments and refuges have met with closed gates and huge disappointment over the past 16 days of the government shutdown.
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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.