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This piece was co-written with Hilary Shelton, Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Policy and Director of the Washington Bureau of the NAACP . Fifty years ago, Congress passed two landmark ...
by Dan Chu
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 09:30 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Telegraph Peak in the San Gabriel Mountains. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia creative commons. In a wise move, President Obama recently designated about 350,000 acres of the San Gabriel Mountains, east ...
by Dan Chu
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Oct 09, 2014 at 10:05 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
The archaeological case for protecting Greater Canyonlands "Greater Canyonlands holds some of the most scientifically important cultural resources to be found anywhere in North America," says ...
by Dan Chu
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 12:33 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
We're right in the middle of Wilderness Week, and this year it's a special one because we just celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act -- which is still a high-water mark for the ...
by Michael Brune
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Sep 19, 2014 at 01:54 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
This is the twenty-second diary in my series on Expanding the National Park system The Previous Diaries are below:1.Alabama http://www.dailykos.com/... 2 Alaska http://www.dailykos.com/... 3 Arizona ...
by MorrellWI1983
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2014 at 09:29 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Today is the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act , passed to protect public land from development, among other reasons. The Act initially protected 9 million acres, but since then Congress has ...
by willyr
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2014 at 09:36 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
This is the twenty-first Diary in my Expanding the National Parks series. For those of you interested in reading my previous diaries, Links to them Are below- In order 1.Alabama http://www.dailykos.
by MorrellWI1983
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Sep 15, 2014 at 03:57 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Second part in a series of wilderness photography. More work can be viewed here: http://500px.com/...
by Username4242
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Aug 14, 2014 at 02:34 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Been quite some time since I've written anything. I used to do a decent amount of science outreach on this site, but due to a very busy schedule, writing science posts is something that I don't have ...
by Username4242
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Aug 02, 2014 at 10:37 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
No matter how much I love my job, being away from Mary and the kids while I travel for work is always tough. Even on a fantastic trip like the one I took to the Arctic last month, I constantly catch ...
by Michael Brune
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 02:24 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
A recent op ed in the NYT suggested the Wilderness Act is Facing a Midlife Crisis. The basic idea is that some people are considering an update based on what we've learned in the fifty years since ...
by ban nock
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Jul 13, 2014 at 03:59 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune and family are headed out on a road trip to view wilderness areas in the Pacific Northwest. Follow along: http://sc.org/BrunesRoadtrip This year marks ...
by Dan Chu
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 08:03 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The Sunset Trail Roadless Area in Colorado. Photo courtesy of WildEarth Guardians - see more photos here . In the past week we've received good news on major proposed coal projects that pose a ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jul 03, 2014 at 07:47 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell speaking in the new Organ Mountains - Desert Peaks National Monument. On Wednesday, May 21, President Obama gave a gift to all ...
by Dan Chu
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri May 30, 2014 at 07:04 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
but I have to write it, to get it off my mind. I don't blame people for not wanting to take part in this conversation. But it really demands our attention. This is a hopeful diary because I believe ...
by Agathena
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri May 30, 2014 at 12:59 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
This is the twentieth diary in my 'Expanding the National Parks' series. My Previous Diaries are linked below, starting with Alabama 1.Alabama http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/10/02/1243412/--...
by MorrellWI1983
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Aug 20, 2014 at 01:27 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
For more than a century, presidents have been using the Antiquities Act to save our national treasures, and President Obama's just-announced designation of the Organ Mountains - Desert Peaks ...
by Michael Brune
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon May 19, 2014 at 04:03 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
The Lone Wolf, named OR7, travels alone. And is the only known wolf among a small number of wolves , that calls Oregon "home." At least that's what he was ... [...] Remote cameras in the Rogue ...
by jamess
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue May 13, 2014 at 07:21 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
!50 years ago on May 8, the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia commenced a two-week engagement at Spotsylvania Courthouse . Casualties at Spotsylvania were appalling ...
by pkgoode
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun May 11, 2014 at 05:42 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
by imbootoo
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Apr 25, 2014 at 04:34 PM PDT with 13 Recommends