Senator Cantwell, the ranking member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, has scheduled a hearing in Seattle on August 27 to examine wildfire issues.
While one northwest Colorado plan does not do enough to protect wildlands, a neighboring management plan highlights how the agency can adopt new practices to protect and preserve wild areas.
When President Obama visits Alaska at the end of August, climate change will be a key focus of his trip. The Wilderness Society developed the following memo to provide a brief primer on key Alaska public lands where the effects of climate change can already be seen.
The management of much of western Colorado’s public lands is moving into a new era.
“We are heartened to see that President Obama is focusing on clean energy as part of building an enduring environmental legacy in the last 18 months of his presidency, and the Clean Power Plan is a good start,” said Jamie Williams, president of the Wilderness Society
[ Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Call for New Monuments in the California Desert Timely and Broadly Supported ]
The Wilderness Society and the Campaign for the California Desert commend Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) for calling on President Obama to designate the Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow and Castle Mountains national monuments, safeguarding i