Congress appears to be ready to pass its federal funding bill without previously proposed attacks on essential protections for national forests and other public lands.
TO: National Energy and Environmental Reporters
Bureau of Land Management strikes out in third attempt to manage off-road vehicles in California desert
Unfortunately, BLM’s latest draft closely mirrors prior attempts that a federal court found illegal. The draft plan once again inadequately protects areas with high conservation and cultural values and prioritizes off-road vehicles over other uses.
The Wilderness Society will host a discussion for journalists working on energy, environment and climate issues on March 20 at the National Press Club. Panelists will focus on developments and trends from the last year and what that may portend for the year ahead.
When an animal is listed under the Endangered Species Act, scientists designate some stretches of land as “critical habitat,” meaning they can provide all the shelter, food and other essentials the species needs. Here is our gallery of a few at-risk species that rely on national wildlife refuges as part of that habitat.
During a trip to Alaska that included a visit to the North Slope, Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt and Assistant Secretary for Lands and Minerals Joe Balash spoke this morning at a breakfast meeting in Anchorage and expressed the Trump administration’s desire to pursue an a
The Wilderness Society issued the following statement about the plan.
Lydia Weiss, Director of Government Relations at The Wilderness Society, said: