Citing damage to the environment, the economy, drinking water supplies and more, The Wilderness Society, along with other national groups across the U.S., is urging the President and Congress to end years of budget cuts to conservation and natural resource programs.
Today, for the first time in five years, Congress designated land to be protected as wilderness. The House of Representatives approved the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Conservation and Recreation Act (S.
As President Obama prepares to deliver the State of the Union address, he should bear in mind the benefits of America’s wilderness and other public lands have to our communities, our economy and our people.
The Wilderness Society (TWS), Sierra Club and other participating groups, honored Sen. Murray for her efforts to protect America’s wild places and green spaces that are essential in reconnecting people to the great outdoors.