Can you imagine if some of our greatest national monuments had never been created? What would have become of the giant trees in California’s Giant Sequoia National Monument? The vistas and valleys of Arizona’s Canyon de Chelly?
In a disappointing move today, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced a revised approach to managing wilderness-quality lands in light of the funding limitation placed on Secretarial Order 3310, also known as the Wild Lands Policy.
The Greater Dinosaur region of northwest Colorado is finally thawing out, after one of the snowiest winters in recorded history. And when the thaw begins, folks in this part of the world follow the melting snow line towards a myriad of outstanding recreational opportunities available on th
When did it become open season on our open spaces? First, Congress slashed conservation and environmental programs. Then we saw a backroom deal that stopped the BLM’s new Wildlands policy in its tracks.
The 150 million plus acres are home to thousands of species of birds, fish, and wildlife – nearly 21 million acres of these incredible landscapes are permanently protected from degradation and destruction in the National Wilderness Preservation System.
Congress’ Great Outdoors Giveaway continued this week with the Aug. 2 passage of a debt-ceiling deal that will make it significantly more difficult for the government to invest in conservation funding over the next ten years.