by Claire Moser - Guest Contributor Posted on January 21, 2015 Updated: January 22, 2015
Sen. Fischer's amendment would add additional paperwork and cost to every locally-driven conservation effort that requires federal designation or land purchase by a U.S. agency.
by Makari Krause - Guest Contributor Posted on December 13, 2014 Updated: December 13, 2014
The bills passed today include protections for 244,970 acres of new wilderness and the addition of more than 100 miles of rivers to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
by Katie Valentine Posted on December 12, 2014
“Federal lands should be preserved for the public good.”
by Ari Phillips Posted on November 24, 2014
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality plan proposed a few years ago relied mostly on natural improvements in air quality.
by Claire Moser - Guest Contributor Posted on September 25, 2014
"These lands belong to all of us, and it is imperative that we keep it that way," said Sen. Martin Heinrich.
by Scott Keyes Posted on July 16, 2014 Updated: July 16, 2014
Will the oldest national park in the world soon feature oil derricks?
by Claire Moser - Guest Contributor Posted on July 10, 2014 Updated: August 25, 2014
Cruz's amendment would require the federal government to transfer excess land to the states or sell it to the highest bidder.
by Ari Phillips Posted on July 3, 2014
A new study confirms that climate change is underway in America's treasured national parks.
by Zack Ford Posted on May 30, 2014 Updated: May 30, 2014
An openly gay park ranger explains why preserving LGBT history is important.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 14, 2014
Two World Wildlife Fund (WWF) staff members have received death threats for speaking out against oil exploration in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.