The report, titled “Green Investments,” highlights the need for lawmakers to appropriately fund programs that safeguard America’s natural resources and the agencies that oversee them, which together account for only a tiny sliver of wh
Today, President Obama signed into law legislation authorizing the National Park Service to continue to issue permits for commercial packstock use within Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks while the agency completes a stewardship plan for park wilderness.
A federal government shutdown would trigger a wide variety of setbacks for our public lands and natural resources that would worsen over time. Check this fact sheet for details on how federal agencies and the public lands and natural resources they protect will be affected by a shutdown.
The Wilderness Society will continue to update this document as more information comes in.