Our wilderness is under an unprecedented attack from Trump and anti-conservationists in Congress. Help us fight back.
In 1902, when this photo was taken, the most majestic canyon on earth had not yet been protected as a national park (though President Benjamin Harrison had named it a forest reserve in 1893). It was, relative to later fame, somewhat obscure.
Passed in 1906, the Antiquities Act has been under attack by some members of Congress recently, but it remains a vitally important conservation tool.
Many exceptional wildlands remain unprotected or under-protected, but sportsmen, businesses and outdoor recreationists at the local level are hard at work to close the gap.
Were it to become law, H.R. 1459 would add bureaucratic hurdles and arbitrary limits to the process of designating national monuments.
Newly honored as “Parashant International Night Sky Province - Window to the Cosmos” by the International Dark-Sky
Congress has passed a bill to open the Refuge, but this fight is not over. Take our pledge to stand in unity with the refuge.