The Land and Water Conservation Fund, which was signed into law in 1964, is a visionary idea that has helped protect millions of acres of land.
Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) introduced Senate and House versions of the Healthy Kids Outdoors Act, which would provide incentives for states to combat the trend of kids and families spending less time outside.
The report, released by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan B.
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Last year, Americans made over 292 million visits to our beloved national parks. Many of these visits were families adventuring in our country's most enjoyable places.
Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior, touted the economic importance of Americans wildlands at a forum in Washington, D.C. last week.
Earth Day is a great day to volunteer for wildlands, and to start planning volunteer activities to help public lands throughout spring, summer and fall.
Scientists from around the country recently gathered in Farmington, New Mexico to discuss a massive methane hot spot over the Four Corners region of the Southwest United States.
The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) got a full oversight hearing by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on April 22.With only five months to go before it expires on Sept.
President Obama has vowed to urge Congress to designate new wilderness in the Refuge. Encourage him to keep fighting for this threatened land.