[ Wilderness Society opposes Utah public lands bill passed by House committee, asks President to designate Bears Ears region of Utah as a national monument ]
With very few legislative days left in the 114th Congress, this bill has no chance of being adopted and would do too little to protect wild, cultural and historic lands, including the critically important Bears Ears area.
[ Poll of Taos County voters finds overwhelming support for recreation access and expanded protections for New Mexico’s public lands ]
A phone survey conducted by the firm Third Eye Strategies identified that 95% of county voters polled on public lands including parks, forests and open spaces, found them “important” an
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Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski has revived her ongoing attack on Alaska’s Izembek National Wildlife Refuge by introducing a bill (S. 3204) that would force construction of a road through a designated wilderness area.