That part of us that seeks the beauty and wonder that wilderness offers often also wants to take a piece of wilderness home with us. But if we vow to leave no trace, then we know we can only take photographs.
In Alaska, Jewell will visit with Native leaders, conservation groups. She'll take trips to several of Alaska’s wild and threatened places. This includes an overnight camping trip in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, an area we're fighting to protect.
For the past couple of months, we've brought you updates from Montana, where Wilderness Society interns Lily Clarke and Greta Hoffman are conducting collaborative research with the University of Montana on the effects of fire and restoration on forest ecosystems for ecologist Travis
National parks are the pride of America, so as the Yosemite Rim Fire continues to devour acres of Yosemite National Park's western region (160,000 acres in total, as of Tuesday, Aug. 27), the nation understandably watches in fear.
The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) has recently released an infographic to better explain how America's favorite places are facing a seriously distressing situation, summed up by its title: "National Parks Need Help." The graphic highlights how lack of funding is af