The Trump administration’s reckless rush to open America’s cherished public lands to fracking, drilling, and oil and gas development not only threatens our clean air, clean water, and healthy lands but is gutting the impacted public from public lands management.
Taking the next step in a public process to determine how to manage 65 illegally-issued leases in the White River National Forest in Western Colorado, the Bureau of Land Management released a final plan that proposes to c
Updated figures from the Bureau of Land Management show that there are still millions of acres of public land leased by the oil and gas industry that are going unused and yet production levels on public lands incre
A thousand years ago, Chaco Canyon was a thriving cultural center for the ancestral Pueblo peoples of the Southwest. Multi-storied Great Houses containing hundreds of rooms lined the canyon and exotic birds and colorful pottery filled ancient marketplaces.
Since the area’s recognition as an important natural area, designation as a National Monument in 2001 and subsequent management as part of the BLM’s National Landscape Conservation System, the Carrizo Plain has benefited from management decisions including the reduction of oil and gas drilling and the implementation of critical conservation measures such as reduced grazing on the Carrizo and Elkhorn Plains.