National Wilderness Month marks a time for considering what wilderness means to us as individuals and as a nation. Ironically, this Wilderness Month comes during one of the most anti-wilderness Congresses in modern history.
A powerful Republican chairman in the House of Representatives just shared with his constituents his desire to begin selling our national parks. Rep. Cliff Stearns of Florida was caught on video in a local town meeting. Here is what he said:
It seems as though all I have been thinking about these days is how much our wild places are under attack. Yet, while anti-wilderness members of Congress are bent on undermining conservation, there are still great efforts going on from wilderness heroes on the ground, and I wanted to share
With lead stars Zac Efron and Taylor Swift, you might think that the Lorax is just for kids. But The Wilderness Society supporter Betty White also lends her voice to Grammy Norma, continuing her commitment to conservation for future generations.