Elk. Photo By: Pixabay

National Monuments Fundamental to Roosevelt’s Playbook for Public Lands

President Theodore Roosevelt had a clear purpose. He once called public lands our “most glorious heritage,” and wrote “there can be no greater issue than of conservation in this country.” …

greenland shark

First Atlantic Marine National Monument Protects World’s Oldest Vertebrate

It’s just another day under the sea for the Greenland shark, the world’s longest-living vertebrate. But September 15, 2016, is also the day that nearly 5,000 square miles of this shark’s …

Bighorn sheep. Photo by Steve Woodruff

Stop These Harmful Environmental Provisions

What does the House of Representatives currently have caught in the crosshairs? For starters, the largest wildlife refuge in the mainland United States! There are several detrimental environmental provisions in …

LWCF protects lands like the Appalachian Trail, Photo by Nicholas T., Flickr

Next Step for Core Conservation Fund

Since the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) was signed into law in 1964, it has protected important wildlife habitat including more than 500 million acres of land. The Fund …

A polar bear breaks through thin Actic Ocean ice Aug. 23, 2009.

The Clock is Ticking for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was established over fifty years ago by President Eisenhower for its “unique wildlife, wilderness, and recreational values.” The 1980 Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act …

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