How we care for our shared national lands including parks, forests and wildlife refuges have long been important topics for voters in the West, but the standoff in Oregon sheds an ugly light on the extremist v
“Every single one of us has a right to visit and enjoy our shared parks, refuges and other public lands without fear and without threat of violence,” said Jeremy Garncarz, senior director of wildlands campaigns with The Wilderness Society.
“The congressional budget deal announced tonight is a disappointing mixed bag for America’s land, water and parks. Handed a huge opportunity to do right by the Land and Water Conservation Fund after allowing it expire in September, Congress snatche
Misuse of a federal leasing tool is allowing companies to hoard America’s public lands and cheat tax payers out of millions of dollars according to public data detailed in The Wilderness Society’s report,
“Secretary Jewell is on the right track. The plan to pursue cancellation of this oil and gas lease sets the stage for getting rid of the remaining leases in the Badger-Two Medicine region,” said Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society