America has 108 places protected as National Monuments. Every one of these gems has been designated because of its unique historical, geological, biological, scientific or cultural value.
Expanding energy development to meet the growing needs of America must be balanced with protecting vital wild places.
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
In honor of its birthday, we have chosen Arches National Park in Utah as our Friday mystery photo. Arches was actually first established as a national monument on April 12, 1929.
It wasn't until 1971 that Arches gained its national park designation.
We are thrilled to select the San Juans as our Friday wilderness photo. Why? Because earlier this week Washington's San Juan Islands became one our nation's newest national monuments.
Exlpore the San Juan Islands: Top hikes
The San Juan Islands, located in Washington state, may not be a tropical paradise, but it is paradise none-the-less with hidden coves, swashbuckling storybook island names (Skull Island and Iceberg Point Rocks) sandy beaches and trails to explore.
The Wilderness Society today applauded New Mexico Sens.