Wilderness is intrinsic to our conception of what it means to be American—first as an oppositional force, something our pioneer ancestors hacked away to build towns, railroads and the other trappings of civilization we know today.
The report, released by the Interior Department on June 23, assessed 40 national parks, monuments and other coastal sites and found that $40 billion in infrastructure and other resources was at risk due
Add yet another item to the long list of ways that nature helps kids: A new study of second, third and fourth graders in Spain found that more green space, especially around schools, is associated with imp
For centuries, energy development on public lands has put coal, oil and gas extraction at odds with stewardship of wildlife, wildlands and recreational opportunities.
Some of Colorado’s top spots for wilderness recreation are at stake as the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) develops new management plans for the state’s public lands.
Photo: Alaska's Izembek National Wildlife Refuge is a globally significant refuge that teems with wildlife and birds.
June 22 marked 100 days until one of the nation’s most important conservation programs, the Land and Water Conservation Fund, expires–unless Congess does the right thing and reauthorizes the fund.
The National Conservation Lands are considered the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) version of the national parks—iconic places that safeguard tremendous scenery, wildlife habitat and archaeol
Last month, I attended the Enchanted Skies Star Party, in Magdalena, New Mexico; my first ever party of its kind.
On June 16 and 18, House and Senate committees are set to consider appropriations bills to fund the Interior Department for the coming year.
President Obama has vowed to urge Congress to designate new wilderness in the Refuge. Encourage him to keep fighting for this threatened land.