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Make a Statemant for Public Lands

5/27/2009 // By Lisa Eadens

Covering almost one-third of the nation, America’s public lands are some of the last and best habitat for wildlife. If you’re like me and value the beauty of public lands, the wildlife they support and recreation opportunities they provide, you […] Read more >

Congress Passes Historic Plan to Protect America’s Public Lands

4/3/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

Congress has passed the Omnibus Public Lands Bill that will designate more than 2 million acres of wilderness in nine states and establish three new national park units, a new national monument, three new national conservation areas, more than 1,000 […] Read more >

A ‘Land’mark Victory for Conservation!

3/30/2009 // By Shreema Mehta

Thanks to the tens of thousands of messages many of you helped get to our legislators over the past few weeks, last week Congress passed the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act, which the President will sign into law this afternoon. […] Read more >

A Second Chance for Millions of Acres of Public Lands

3/17/2009 // By Shreema Mehta

Last week, I visited Piney Point Park in Maryland. It was cold and a little rainy, but it was also truly memorable to see bald cypress trees whose roots grew above ground and tiny little Carolina chickadees. Wilderness areas like […] Read more >

Important Vote this Week–Help Secure 2 Million Acres of Public Lands

2/9/2009 // By Julia Marden

The past month has been huge for our public lands! In early January, the U.S. Senate passed sweeping legislation to provide historic protections for millions of acres of America’s cherished public lands. Last week, new Secretary of the Interior, Ken […] Read more >

Finally! A Victory for Public Lands!

1/23/2009 // By Lisa Eadens

We’ve waited a long time for a significant victory for our public lands… Over the last five years, it’s been one thing after another threatening to take the character and beauty from our public lands. From fossil fuel development occurring […] Read more >

Video: What’s Happening To Our Public Lands

10/15/2008 // By Shreema Mehta

We can read report after report on how dirty energy development threatens wildlife across the West–but sometimes it helps to see it for ourselves. That’s why I want to encourage you to check out these new short videos from National […] Read more >

Why Developing Oil Shale Gets Us Nowhere

9/24/2008 // By Dominique Burgunder-Johnson

New Proposed Fuel Source Increases Threat to Wildlife, Public Lands and Water Drilling for oil and natural gas, and mining for coal, has already taken a dramatic toll on our country’s public lands, wildlife habitat and natural resources. Now Congress […] Read more >

For People and Wildlife, There’s Only One Answer to Secure Our Energy Future

9/14/2008 // By Dominique Burgunder-Johnson

In the coming days, Congress begins voting on a new set of energy bills that if passed will be detrimental for wildlife and the natural resources we all depend on. The new package of energy legislation under consideration has come […] Read more >

Write It! Wear It! Snap It! Boast It! for Public Lands

7/10/2008 // By Lisa Eadens

The National Wildlife Federation needs your help to give us a catchy slogan for Our Public Lands web site. This contest will run until the fall of 2008 and will be broken down into a four parts. Write It! – […] Read more >