House Republicans are fast-tracking so-called “salvage logging” in thousands of acres of wild California forest, part of a disastrous piece of legislation that threatens the health of the area for generations to come.
Nineteen years ago, President Bill Clinton signed the California Desert Protection Act, doubling the amount of designated wilderness in California and creating Joshua Tree National Park, Death Valley National Park and the Mojave National Preserve.
Obama creates Pinnacles National Park in California
Thursday, January 10, 2013
If seeing the national parks is on your bucket list, it's time to take note and add another park to the list. Pinnacles, the dramatic volcanic-spired national monument in central California, is now Pinnacles National Park.
Matt holds a BA in History and Government from Bowdoin College, an MS in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana and a PhD in Natural Resources and Environment from the University of Michigan, where he focused his research on the effects of human disturbance – in particular, r