Senator Barbara Boxer (D, CA) today introduced legislation which would protect over 300,000 acres of public land in the Northern Inner Coast Range, just a short drive from the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento
As the Bureau of Land Management closes the public comment period on its draft environmental impact statement for the western Arctic’s National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, The Wilderness Society and its members are urging a management strategy that will protect designated Special Areas withi
Generations of loggers have seen timber from the Tongass National Forest as a source of income, but a new study indicates that the tradeoffs that come with large-scale harvests of old-growth timber in Southeast Alaska are not worth the short-term gain.
The Wilderness Society’s Senior Resource Analyst, Mike Anderson, has been selected to serve on the National Forest planning rule implementation advisory committee by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack. The distinction comes after years of dedicated work on forest management issues, often in