The Democratic trifecta can lead to some great things. That includes a big public lands bill that’s been in the making for a long time. It’s actually a series of laws and includes some ver
Fresh off a two-decade effort to eviscerate the national monuments on Utah’s public lands, the state’s Republican lawmakers are engaging in a deeply cynical attempt to create a few small p
This piece on the threat of a large copper mine to Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is a sign a failure in the larger wilderness debates, which is not creating buffer zones of l
This is the grave of Howard Zahniser: Howard Zahniser was the long-time head of the Wilderness Society and the architect of the 1964 Wilderness Act, which he dedicated his professional life to getting
Conservation biologists are currently in another civil war over the meaning of the field. In short, should conservation be concerned more with humans or should it be concerned more with biodiversity?
The great environmentalist Martin Litton has died. A radical within what was traditionally a pretty conservative Sierra Club, Litton allied with David Brower to lead the fight to save Dinosaur Nationa
Fifty years ago today, Lyndon Baines Johnson signed into law the Wilderness Act of 1964. This groundbreaking legislation promised a legislative solution to the problem of saving the nation’s mos