A whitepaper written by federal lands consultant Pamela Baldwin commissioned by The Wilderness Society and Taxpayers for Common Sense to investigate what public land laws and regulations say about “fair market value” in the context of other federal resource programs and current feder
Over the past two years of the Obama Administration, the Interior Department has implemented new policy and land management guidance, managed an oil spill disaster, and kicked off an effort to increase clean energy development on our public lands.
A decade after it was first adopted by the U.S. Forest Service, the Roadless Area Conservation Rule has proven to be remarkably successful in protecting the 58.5 million acres of national forest roadless areas from road building and logging.
The Wilderness Society Letter to the House Ways and Means Chairman, Congressman David Camp (Mich.), regarding proposals to reduce the federal deficit by eliminating tax dedutions for charitable giving.
The Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 gave the Bureau of Land Management authority to inventory its lands for wilderness characteristics and protect those values by designating wilderness study areas.