In honor of the Wilderness Act, signed into law by President Johnson 50 years ago on September 3rd, a new publication from The Wilderness Society celebrates the role of wilderness in shaping national character, highlights the significance of wilderness to today’s diverse America and calls
As the Sleeping Bear Dunes Wilderness is officially dedicated today, The Wilderness Society praised Michigan Representative Dan Benishek and Senator Carl Levin for championing the bipartisan legislation that now protects this incredible place – the first wilderness area to be approved by C
At an event at the State Capitol today in Denver, Governor Hickenlooper, The Wilderness Society, Conservation Colorado, Sierra Club and other organizations celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964.
The Wilderness Society’s president, Jamie Williams, responds to President Obama’s signing today of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act, which protects 32,557 acres along the mainland shore of Lake Michigan.
On the heels of recent congressional approval of the first wilderness bill in five years, local leaders from southwest Colorado today commended a congressional committee for considering legislation that woul
The Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Act (H.R. 1839) is a bipartisan bill introduced by Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall, both Democrats. The bill would protect approximately 108,000 acres of the Hermosa Creek watershed north of Durango.
Today, for the first time in five years, Congress designated land to be protected as wilderness. The House of Representatives approved the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act (S.