by Jessica Goad - Guest Contributor Posted on November 21, 2013
The bill, sponsored by Representative Don Young (R-AK), would allow states to petition to take over management of any federal lands within their jurisdictions, including national parks.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 5, 2013
Uncertainty surrounding the effects of climate change just helped the world’s largest sea lion become the first animal to be taken off the U.S. endangered species list in nearly two decades.
by Jessica Goad - Guest Contributor Posted on October 31, 2013
In her first major policy speech, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell condemned Congress for the recent federal government shutdown and called for adequate funding of national parks and public lands.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 28, 2013
Utah, a state with five national parks, lost millions during the 16-day shutdown.
by Jessica Goad - Guest Contributor Posted on October 21, 2013
In the coming weeks, the U.S. Forest Service will decide whether or not to allow horizontal drilling for oil and gas in the George Washington National Forest.
by Jessica Goad - Guest Contributor Posted on October 9, 2013
Thanks to Republican demands, the government remains shut down -- yet Republican politicians are blaming the Obama administration for actually closing national parks.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on October 8, 2013
Should American citizens have the same access to public lands during the government shutdown as fossil fuel companies enjoy?
by Jessica Goad - Guest Contributor Posted on October 3, 2013
The fact that the government and parks are shut down hasn't stopped Congress from holding hearings to sell off public lands.
by Matt Lee-Ashley - Guest Contributor Posted on October 2, 2013
The government shutdown is taking a major financial toll on communities near national parks.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 1, 2013
The U.S. government has shut down for the first time in 17 years. Here's what that means for climate and energy.