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[ Wilderness Society Praises Sen. Heinrich and Sen. Flake for Their Watershed Protection Bill to Improve Water Quality and Watershed Health ]

Michael Reinemer

This bill would provide additional tools for conserving and restoring the supply of clean water to hundreds of communities that depend on our national forests for drinking water. 

[ Wilderness Society Supports the Tennessee Wilderness Act and National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act ]

Michael Reinemer

The Wilderness Society appreciates the Committee’s attention to legislation regarding our national forests, particularly the Tennessee Wilderness Act (S. 755) and the National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act (S. 1110).

[ Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals upholds Colorado’s renewable energy standard ]

Jennifer Dickson

The following is a coalition press release from The Wilderness Society, Conservation Colorado Education Fund, Environment Colorado, Sierra Club, Earthjustice and Western Resource Advocates.


[ Bureau of Land Management Finalizes New Management Plans for Western Colorado ]

Michael Reinemer

Amidst a flurry of major land management decisions in Colorado this year, the Bureau of Land Management issued two final management plans covering nearly one million acres of public land in western Colorado.

[ Amazon Conservation Association ]

Amazon Conservation Association
Half of the Amazon rainforest could be lost by 2030. With your help, we can ensure these critical forests and their inhabitants continue to thrive.

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1012 14th Street NW, Suite 625
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 234-2356

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Number: 49371

[ White House Announces National Monument Designation for California’s Berryessa Snow Mountain Region ]

Michael Reinemer

Already a popular recreation spot, the biologically diverse Berryessa Snow Mountain area includes clear creeks, open meadows and snowfields.


[ Statement from The Wilderness Society on Creation of Three New National Monuments ]

Michael Reinemer
“In the absence of action from the House and Senate to move legislation forward, President Obama’s proclamatio


[ Environmental Integrity Project ]

Environmental Integrity Project
Advocates for enforcement of environmental laws and provides legal and technical resources for ordinary citizens facing David-vs-Goliath fights for clean air and water.

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1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, 11th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Number: 59276

[ House Appropriations Bill Starves Conservation and Outdoor Programs Cherished by Millions of Americans ]

Michael Reinemer

Recognizing the many deep flaws in the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, the House of Representatives rightly pulled it off the floor today rather than attempt to pass such a controversial bill that cuts funding for essential Interior, Agriculture, and EPA conservation programs and i

[ Poll shows strong support for balancing clean energy with conservation in the California desert ]

A bipartisan poll recently conducted by PEW Charitable Trusts shows that California desert residents from across the political spectrum strongly support the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) for