State-by-State Wilderness Under Siege

June Lake California 

Paul Hippauf

Alabama

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 13,000 acres of Alabama National Forest
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open over 41,000 acres of Alabama Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Alaska

  • The "Drill the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Act" would destroy pristine wilderness in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose almost 26.5 million acres of pristine Alaska Wilderness Areas to motorized use
  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 13 million acres of Alaska's public lands
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments in Alaska
  • The "30 Million Acre Giveaway" would sell over 11 million acres of Alaska's forests and public lands to polluters and developers
     

Arizona

  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose over 4 million acres of Arizona Wilderness Areas to off-road vehicles
  • Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge could be closed on a whim if  H.R. 1505 was signed into law
  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from nearly 1.1 million acres of Arizona's forests and BLM lands
  • The "30 Million Acre Giveaway" would sell over 2.5 million acres of Arizona's forests and public lands to polluters and developers
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments in Arizona

Arkansas

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 95,000 acres of Arkansas National Forests
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open 158,000 acres of Arkansas Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

California

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 4 million acres of California forests and deserts
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose almost 10 million acres of California Wilderness Areas to off-road vehicles
  • Access to Joshua Tree National Park would be inhibited if H.R. 1505 was signed into law
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments in California
  • The "30 Million Acre Giveaway" would sell over 2.2 million acres of California's forests and public lands to polluters and developers

Colorado

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 4 million acres of Colorado forests, deserts, and streams
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose nearly 3.5 million acres of Colorado Wilderness Areas to off-road vehicles
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments in Colorado
  • The "30 Million Acre Giveaway" would sell over 1.2 million acres of Colorado's forests and public lands to polluters and developers

Connecticut

  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments

Delaware

  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments

Florida

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 45,000 acres of Florida forestland
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments

Georgia

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 55,000 acres of Georgia National Forest
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments

Hawaii

  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "30 Million Acre Giveaway" would sell over 30,000 acres of Hawaii's forests and public lands to polluters and developers

Idaho

  • Potential closure of Idaho Panhandle National Forests if H.R. 1505 was signed into law
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose over 4.5 million acres of Idaho Wilderness Areas to off-road vehicles
  • The "30 Million Acre Giveaway" would sell over 1.6 million acres of Idaho's forests and public lands to polluters and developers
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from nearly 9 million acres of Idaho's public lands

Illinois

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 11,000 acres of wild Illinois forestland
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open 32,000 acres of Illinois Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Indiana

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 8,000 acres of Indiana National Forest
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open all of the Charles C. Deam Wilderness Area to motorized vehicles

Iowa

  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments

Kansas

  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments

Kentucky

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 3,000 acres of Kentucky National Forest
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open 18,000 acres of Kentucky Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Louisiana

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 7,000 acres of Louisiana National Forest
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open 17,000 acres of Louisiana Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Maine

  • Acadia National Park would be exempt from environmental laws if H.R. 1505 was signed into law
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 6,000 acres of wild Maine forestland
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose over 18,000 acres of Maine Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Maryland

  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments

Massachusetts

  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would expose over 3,000 acres of Massachusetts Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments

Michigan

  • Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore could be closed if H.R. 1505 was signed into law
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 16,000 acres of wild Michigan forestland
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose over 100,000 acres of Michigan Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Minnesota

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 62,000 acres of Minnesota forestland
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open 816,000 acres of Minnesota Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Mississippi

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 3,000 acres of Mississippi National Forest
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open over 5,000 acres of Mississippi Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Missouri

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 25,000 acres of Missouri National Forest
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open 71,000 acres of Missouri Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Montana

  • Potential Closure of parts of Glacier National Park if H.R. 1505 was signed into law
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose 3.4 million acres of Montana Wilderness Areas to off-road vehicles
  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 6.5 million acres of Montana's public lands
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments in Montana
  • The "30 Million Acre Giveaway" would sell over 1.5 million acres of Montana's forests and public lands to polluters and developers

Nebraska

  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose over 12,000 acres of Nebraska Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments

Nevada

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 5 million acres of Nevada National Forest
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open 3.1 million acres of Nevada Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles
  • The "30 Million Acre Giveaway" would sell over 3 million acres of Nevada's forests and public lands to polluters and developers

New Hampshire

  • White Mountain National Forest would be exempt from environmental laws if H.R. 1505 was signed into law
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 200,000 acres of wild New Hampshire forestland
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose over 138,000 acres of New Hampshire Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

New Jersey

  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose over 10,000 acres of New Jersey Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments

New Mexico

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 2 million acres of New Mexico forest and desert
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose over 1.5 million acres of New Mexico Wilderness Areas to motorized use
  • Carlsbad Caverns National Park could be closed on a whim if H.R. 1505 was signed into law
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments in New Mexico
  • The "30 Million Acre Giveaway" would sell over 1.6 million acres of New Mexico's forests and public lands to polluters and developers

New York

  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments

North Carolina

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 150,000 acres of North Carolina National Forest
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open 132,000 acres of North Carolina Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

North Dakota

  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park could be closed if H.R. 1505 was signed into law
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 266,000 acres of wild North Dakota forestland
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose nearly 10,000 acres of North Dakota Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Ohio

  • Access to West Sister Island National Wildlife Refuge would be significantly hampered if H.R. 1505 was signed into law
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open all of West Sister Island Wilderness Area to motorized vehicles

Oklahoma

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 13,000 acres of Oklahoma National Forest
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open over 23,000 acres of Oklahoma Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Oregon

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 3 million acres of Oregon National Forest
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open nearly 2.5 million acres of Oregon Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles
  • The "30 Million Acre Giveaway" would sell over 850,000 acres of Oregon's forests and public lands to polluters and developers

Pennsylvania

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from nearly 25,000 acres of Pennsylvania forestland
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open 9,000 acres of Pennsylvania Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Rhode Island

  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments

South Carolina

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 8,000 acres of South Carolina National Forest
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open nearly 50,000 acres of South Carolina Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

South Dakota

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 43,000 acres of South Dakota National Forest
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open over 13,000 acres of South Dakota Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Tennessee

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 64,000 acres of Tennessee National Forest
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open over 66,000 acres of Tennessee Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Texas

  • Big Bend National Park would be exempt from environmental laws if H.R. 1505 was signed into law
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 4,000 acres of wild Texas forestland
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose nearly 40,000 acres of Texas Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Utah

  • The "30 Million Acre Giveaway" would sell over 1.8 million acres of Utah's forests and public lands to polluters and developers
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose over 1.1 million acres of Utah Wilderness Areas to off-road vehicles
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments in Utah
  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 5 million acres of Utah's public lands

Vermont

  • Bristol Cliffs Wilderness would be exempt from environmental laws if H.R. 1505 was signed into law
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 25,000 acres of wild Vermont forestland
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose over 100,000 million acres of Vermont Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Virginia

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from nearly 400,000 acres of wild Virginia forestland
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open nearly 150,000 acres of Virginia Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Washington

  • The Border Patrol would be given operational control of North Cascades National Park if H.R. 1505 was signed into law
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose nearly 3 million acres of Washington Wilderness Areas to off-road vehicles
  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from over 2 million acres of Washington's forests and public lands
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments in Washington
  • The "30 Million Acre Giveaway" would sell over 700,000 acres of Washington's forests and public lands to polluters and developers

West Virginia

  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 202,000 acres of West Virginia National Forest
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open over 118,000 acres of West Virginia Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Wisconsin

  • Access to parts of the Gaylord Nelson Wilderness Area would be closed if H.R. 1505 was signed into law
  • The "End the National Monuments Act" would strip the President of his authority to designate national monuments
  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 54,000 acres of wild Wisconsin forestland
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Areas Act" would expose over 45,000 acres of Wisconsin Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

Wyoming

  • The "30 Million Acre Giveaway" would sell over 1.6 million acres of Wyoming's forests and public lands to polluters and developers
  • "The Great Outdoors Giveaway" would strip existing protections from 3.5 million acres of Wyoming's forests and public lands National Forest
  • The "Motorize our Wilderness Act" would open over 3 million acres of Wyoming Wilderness Areas to motorized vehicles

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