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.
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.