public lands

3 Reasons Why Secretary Salazar Should Get Kudos for Protecting the Grand Canyon

As one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the World,” the Grand Canyon is probably the most famous natural place in the United States. Thanks to a recent decision by …

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep In Jeopardy

Every summer I travel to my grandparents cabin on Wild Horse Islandon Flathead Lake near Missoula, Montana.  My grandparents purchased their property back in the 1970s (and have the burnt …

Weekly News Roundup – November 10, 2011

The roundup is out a day early this week on account of the federal holiday tomorrow. Enjoy! Keystone XL Do-Over Likely a Lethal Blow November 10 – The Obama Administration …

June - Great Outdoors Month

Has Your Governor Submitted a Great Outdoors Month Proclamation?

America’s extensive and diverse outdoor spaces are a source of great national pride, and we have long strived to protect them for future generations. Great Outdoors Month highlights the benefits …

forest service

Secretary Vilsack Announces $1,000,000 for Children’s Forests, Getting More Kids in the Woods

As today’s technologically advanced and media driven society reaches all ages, more and more children are opting to jump behind a computer screen or television rather than jumping on a …

The Grand Canyon is one of 58 parks that could close if the government shuts down.

A Nightmare or a Dream Come True: Which Will Congress Choose for America?

Rafting down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon is a trip few Americans ever get to make. Unless you have the money to pay for a commercial trip, which …

Victory for Bighorn Sheep

National Wildlife Federation’s continuing efforts to protect bighorn sheep have scored a major victory.

Add Wildlife To Your Holiday Wish List

As the weather turns cold and you begin to ponder your Christmas wish list, don’t forget to add something to help out wildlife. While Santa may have a few more …

Echo Lake in Colorado

Public Lands, Water and Wildlife Package Will Help Protect America’s Natural Resources

From the mountain lions in the Organ Mountains of New Mexico, to lake sturgeon in the Great Lakes, to the barred owl of the Alabama Black Belt Heritage Area–a package …

Let’s Move! Tackling Childhood Obesity With the Great Outdoors

First Lady Michelle Obama this week released an action plan called Solving the Problem of Childhood Obesity Within a Generation. The new report provides a national road map of solutions to tackle this health issue.

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