“The Wilderness Society is glad to see these key positions being filled,” said Nada Culver, Director of The Wilderness Society’s BLM Action Center.
The Wilderness Society issued the following statement today regarding expiration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, America’s most important conservation and recreation program that has enhanced and created parks and outdoor opportunities for more than 50 years:
On Sept. 30, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) will expire—the shameful end of a popular, effective conservation program thanks to congressional dysfunction and radical ideology.
Shell’s announcement today that it will abandon oil exploration in Alaska’s Arctic Ocean for the foreseeable future means the state’s northern coastal villages and marine mammals will be safe from major offshore oil spills and other oil development-related impacts.
A group of sportsmen, outfitters, business owners, and conservationists are extremely disappointed in Montana Senator Steve Daines’ decision to support the Resilient Federal Forest Act of 2015.
The Wilderness Society issued the following statement in response to the pending expiration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund in exactly one week if Congress fails to act:
Today, the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management released their final conservation plans for the vast sagebrush habitat in the American West, a rugged but fragile ecosystem home to some 350 wildlife species.
Background: Today, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced a series of conservation decisions of historic scale aimed at rescuing the greater sage grouse from the threat of extinction and conserving its habitat across the West.