The Wilderness Society writes to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources in support of measures designating the Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Area, Hermosa Creek Wilderness Area and Berryessa Snow Mountain National Conservation Area.
29 groups, representing small businesses, environmental organizations, educators, and conservation service corps sent a letter to the House Natural Resources Committee, urging them to act to end the shutdown of the federal government.
The Bureau of Land Management is preparing a Resource Management Plan (RMP) for 6.7 million acres of public land in Alaska, including Steese National Conservation Area, the White Mountains National Recreation Area, and the upper Black River and Fortymile areas.
The 113th Congress faces a multitude of environmental challenges. The Wilderness Society is working the halls of power to make sure that America's wild places are part of the legislative agenda, and to make sure that lawmakers and staff are hearing both sides of the issues.