A letter to Members of the House of Representatives urging them to oppose HR 4899, a bill that would undermine important wildland protections and force drilling in pristine areas of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska
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 Wilderness Society and Center for Sustainable Economics economic assessment of the US Fish and Wildlife Service analysis of the proposed Izembek road and land exchange (May 17, 2012). This was distributed throughout the US Fish and Wildlife Service and Department of the Interior.
Cover letter to David Hayes, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior, that accompanied The Wilderness Society's economic analysison the Izembek Land Exchange and Road Corridor Draft Environmental Impact Statement. October 22, 2012.
With the passage of P.L. 111-11 (the Omnibus Public Land Management Act) Congress initiated a process to review a proposed road through the heart of the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, as well as a potential land exchange.
Roads have a profound effect on wildlife. Every year millions of mammals, birds and amphibians are killed by vehicles traveling on America’s roads. The indirect impacts of roads on wildlife and their habitat can be just as damaging.