Anti-conservationists in Congress are once again trying to gut the Antiquities Act and effectively block new national monuments and parks.
On Jan. 22, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced guidelines to significantly curtail natural gas waste from oil and gas operations on federal lands.
The Public Lands Initiative (PLI) was released by Rep. Bishop, chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee and a frequent opponent of conservation, on Jan. 20.
In 2015, we celebrated a number of major conservation victories while continuing to combat a small group of ideological opponents to public land protection.
In the bipartisan poll, versions of which are sponsored annually by the Colorado College State of the Rockies project, 80 percent of voters in Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah a
These rates are sorely outdated, and they don’t accurately reflect the current value of public resources. The last time the oil and gas rate was updated, a gallon of milk cost a mere 11 cents.
Melyssa Watson, shown below during a 2015 trip to the Arctic Refuge, is The Wilderness Society's Vice President for Conservation.
Radical protests have prompted some media to claim that residents of western states feel negatively toward national public lands and the agencies that manage them.
The National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act, introduced by Senators Michael Enzi (R-WY) and Michael Bennet (D-CO), would keep more trails open for hiking, biking and other recreation by working with volunteers and partner organizations.
Chronic under-funding has left our nation's trail system in poor shape. Support a bill that would change that.