In 1969, landing on the moon was a truly paradigm-shifting achievement--a real “first” both for the American public and NASA.
UPDATE: In December 2015, Congress struck a deal to reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund for three years—a hard-fought win for The Wilderness Society and our members
National monuments not only protect America’s important wild and historic places, they protect its economy, too.
A bipartisan poll recently conducted by PEW Charitable Trusts shows that California desert residents from across the political spectrum strongly support the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) for
Just a couple hours’ drive from Las Vegas, the Basin and Range area comprises Garden Valley and Coal Valley as well as corridors connecting the surrounding Timpahute, Pahroc, Worthington,
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.