Known as the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan, the Obama administration’s proposal will protect 4.2 million acres of wild and vulnerable public land while setting aside specific areas for clean energy development.
Designated wilderness areas are delightful places to experience the magical unfolding of spring. Wild lands offer magnificent destinations for outdoor recreation - whether it's hiking, wildlife-watching, climbing, canoeing or snowshoeing.
California's John Muir Wilderness is a designated wilderness area that extends along the crest of the Sierra Nevadas, in the Inyo and Sierra National Forests. Established in 1964 by the Wilderness Act and named for naturalist John Muir,