Business owners, military vets, bilingual community members and conservation advocates - many of them on their first visit to DC - carefully prepped materials and presentations for a week of more than 20 visits.
Global warming is already affecting Washington, and will continue to do so for decades to come. In the absence of national policy that jumpstarts the clean energy economy by ramping down dangerous carbon emissions, our economy and wildlands are at an even greater risk.
A decade after it was first adopted by the U.S. Forest Service, the Roadless Area Conservation Rule has proven to be remarkably successful in protecting the 58.5 million acres of national forest roadless areas from road building and logging.
If you’re ever in Seattle, the spectacular Alpine Lakes Wilderness is an absolute must-see getaway for jaw-dropping scenery. The area, accessible with just 45 minute drive from the city, is one of the country’s most visited wilderness areas, providing incredible wild mountain vistas, impossibly craggy peaks and lush old-growth forests – not to mention over 700 mountain lakes and tarns, living up to its namesake.