A mere day after the Interior Department announced it would permanently block drilling in much of the Arctic Refuge by designating it as wilderness, it proposed allowing drilling in the Gulf, along Atlantic coast, and surprisingly, offshore Alaska.
Jan 28, 2015   McClatchy Washington Bureau
As part of a compromise, the most ambitious public lands package in years was approved earlier this week by the House of Representatives as an addendum to a must-pass defense bill.
Dec 8, 2014   Los Angeles Times
According to Kaid Benfield of the Natural Resource Defense Council, the best way to save our natural wonders is by living and investing in cities.
Sep 15, 2014   NRDC Switchboard
Fifty years ago, Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law The Wilderness Act, at the time protecting more than nine million acres of wild lands throughout the nation.
Sep 2, 2014   Los Angeles Times
In Colorado and the West, the most desirable real estate is also the most likely to burn, writes Michael Kodas.
Aug 8, 2012   OnEarth
This piece from <em>Places</em> delves into the history of the campsite, their use of space, and their role in modern culture.
Jun 2, 2011   Places
A new agreement signed this week by all three governments creates an international committee to collaborate on wilderness management.
Nov 16, 2009   WorldChanging
Oregon has just received a wilderness designation on more than 200,000 acres of land. Environmentalists are welcoming the move, which they hope will protect sensitive lands from development and misuse.
Apr 8, 2009   The Oregonian
A bill heading for an expected signature on the President's desk will effectively protect 2 million acres of wilderness in the U.S. Conservationists are applauding the move, while others worry the bill will hold back alternative energy plans.
Mar 27, 2009   The Christian Science Monitor
<p>Eco-tourism in North Dakota? It's more likely than you may think, as conservationists, travel agents, and big landowners turn the dwindling population of the Great Plains into an asset.</p>
Jun 10, 2008   The New York Times