“President Obama today renewed his commitment to protecting and restoring our public lands. America’s Great Outdoors provides an opportunity for the Obama administration to work with diverse stakeholders to protect our treasured, wild lands and the tens of billions of dollars of clean air, water and recreation benefits they provide. We call on the Administration to expand our newest conservation system, the National Landscape Conservation System, and gain momentum toward wilderness designations. We look forward to participating with all Americans in the listening sessions that will enrich this 21st century conservation strategy. ”
Statement from Bill Meadows, President of The Wilderness Society.