The Wilderness Society commends Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Congressman Salud Carbajal (D-CA 24) for their courage and foresight in seeking protections for wildlands stretching across California’s rugged and scenic Central Coast.
The event is co-organized by Wilderness Society Recreation Policy Associate, Hannah Malvin, through her work at here and her organization Pride Outside, dedicated to providing relevant, inclusive opportunities outdoors for the LGBTQ community.
Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) has introduced a bill, H.R. 3990, that would make it harder for presidents to protect federal lands as national monuments under the Antiquities Act – and make it easier to gut protections for lands already designated as monuments.
Today, the Interior Department announced it will be working toward broad changes to the landmark sage grouse conservation plans, putting the fate of the greater sage grouse and the more than 350 species that its habitat supports at risk of survival.
The U.S. House approved a budget resolution today that paves the way for drilling for oil in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Senate Budget Committee is expected to pass their resolution with a similar provision later today.