If you are like most Americans, the word “rainforest” probably conjures up images of the Congo or Amazon—teeming jungles far from home.
[ Report: Recreation on Interior land supported $45 billion in economic output, 400,000 jobs in 2015 ]
“With the backdrop of President and his family visiting two iconic outdoor landmarks this weekend, we applaud new guidelines from the U.S.
Representative Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) cast a vote for H.R. 2316: Self-Sufficient Community Lands Act.
Yesterday, “Every Kid in a Park” passes were handed out to students at E.L. Haynes Public Charter School in Washington, DC by Tara Morrison, Supervisor at Rock Creek Park, and Tristan Breaux, District Director for Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton.
The thousands of acres of dramatic wildlands near Las Cruces, New Mexico, range from juniper-dotted volcanic mountains to rugged box canyons. This landscape is home to mountain lions, mule deer, golden eagles and rare desert plants.
But by suggesting that national land be “returned” to state control, a small group of extremists in state legislatures and in Congress mangle facts and distort the truth about the public lands that belong to all Americans. Protected federal lan