The Wilderness Society (TWS) announced today that it has chosen western conservation leader Jamie Williams, who comes to TWS from The Nature Conservancy, as its new president. At The Nature Conservancy Williams served as Director of Landscape Conservation for North America, where he led that organization’s effort to protect large landscapes, primarily in the western United States.
The U.S. is exporting more gasoline than we import for the first time since 1949, according to the Energy Information Agency. These record high gasoline exports are undermining congressional calls to turn important conservation lands into oil and gas fields.
The Wilderness Society (TWS) recognizes Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-24) for introducing legislation today to help preserve wilderness and rivers in the Los Padres National Forest in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.