Recreation is one of The Wilderness Society’s special initiatives. We envision a broad and diverse community of people and organizations working to promote widespread and sustainable enjoyment of America’s public lands. Our Principles for Sustainable Recreation guide our work:
Although the oil and gas industry and their allies have criticized Obama Administration policies for allegedly restricting the industry’s access to federal lands for drilling, the facts clearly paint a much different picture.
Public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management are commonly referred to as “multiple use” lands. This simply means that the majority of our public lands are valued for the many benefits that they provide to Americans.