Last week, Americans who care about protecting the great outdoors joined The Wilderness Society and other conservation groups in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the great outdoors, advocate for wildlands conservation and address the growing need for Americans to reconnect with nature.
Idaho’s Clearwater Basin now has a blueprint for the future to protect world class recreation opportunities and pristine landscapes, in addition to creating jobs and providing funding for wilderness stewardship.
The National Journal recently asked nine opinion leaders what's at stake for the environment as Washington's budget cuts, aka sequestration, go into effect. Wilderness Society President Jamie Williams weighed in.
Michael Lanza is the northwest editor of Backpacker Magazine and the creator of TheBigOutside.com, where he shares his stories and images from his outdoor adventures, many of them with his family, in the United States