As the costs of fighting wildfires continue to balloon, underfunded U.S. Forest Service programs have been forced to pull money from important conservation programs to keep on top of both wildfire suppression and mitigation.
The cartoon above, originally from The Washington Daily News, was printed in the “Winter-Spring 1962-63” issue of The Living Wilderness, a magazine published by The Wilderness Society and mailed to all members.
In April, a video of a black bear and her cub scaling the vertical walls of Santa Elena Canyon in Big Bend National Park went viral. The video was taken by Stephanie Latimer who was kayaking the Rio Grande River in the canyon.
The BLM auctioned a total of 3,000 acres in Nevada’s Dry Lake Solar Energy Zone to three companies, marking the agency’s first successful auction of solar energy development on public lands. Potential solar