In a letter to Rep.
On April 16, the House Committee on Natural Resources held a hearing to once again consider undermining the Antiquities Act which allows the president to set aside important historica
The Wilderness Society today applauded New Mexico Sens.
The 112th was the first Congress since World War II (1941-1942 - 70 years ago) to not protect a single new acre of public land as a Park, National Monument, or Wilderness Area.
On Jan. 11, 1908, Roosevelt had the foresight to designate the Grand Canyon National Monument. Years later, the unit became Grand Canyon National Park.
The Wilderness Society today applauded Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and President Obama for holding a public hearing on the permanent protection of Rio Grande del Norte in northern New Mexico.