public lands

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

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 … Read more

Finally! A Victory for Public Lands!

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 … Read more

Video: What’s Happening To Our Public Lands

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 … Read more

Why Developing Oil Shale Gets Us Nowhere

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 … Read more

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

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. … Read more

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

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 … Read more

House Energy Vote Approaches

A few weeks ago, the U.S. Senate passed their version of an Energy Bill, drawing up a blueprint for America’s energy use in the coming year. Now the House of … Read more

Valle Vidal Victory

The Valle Vidal, a 101,794-acre area that has been dubbed “New Mexico’s Yellowstone,” is now off-limits to oil and gas drilling thanks to the U.S. Congress. Big win for wildlife… … Read more