What a year for wilderness! In 2011, the oil, gas, coal and timber industries unleashed a furious effort to grab up more of the nation’s wildlands and waters.
With fresh attacks on clean air, clean water, and open spaces, Congress seems intent on making a bad situation for America’s environment even worse!
The number of Americans now living in or around cities has reached an all-time high.
National forests need you to raise a little noise on their behalf.
The threat to national forestsThe Obama administration is about ready to green-light a new management rule that would damage our national forests.
How many economists does it take to get President Obama to protect American lands?
The Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released a long-awaited report to Congress that details a list of lands that the agencies see as good
I am swinging a pulaski deep into the ground, hoping to chip off a nice large chunk of soil. I am on Sampson Mountain on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Tennessee Wilderness Act of 1986, doing trail maintenance in this magnificent wilderness.
Note: We are happy to report that since this blog in 2011, six more national monuments have been designated. They include: