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[1THING] Blog: Archive for September, 2015

[ Managed Fire Has a Role in Reducing Wildfire Severity in the U.S. ]

Michael Reinemer

A paper published in the September 18 issue of Science Magazine calls for greater public support of managed wildfires as an important and cost-effective but r

[ Will Pope Francis’ visit spark a ‘moral imperative’ for conservation? ]

The pope is expected to focus on climate during his first papal visit to the United States. On Sept. 24, Pope Francis will be the first pope ever to address the U.S. Congress.

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[ Wilderness Society Submits Comments on DOI Coal Reform ]

Over the last two months, the Department of Interior has engaged in what Secretary Sally Jewell described in March as “an honest and open conversation about modernizing the federal government

[ Need hiking inspiration? Check out A Walk in the Woods ]

Travel writer Bill Bryson (Robert Redford) takes a long-lost old friend (Nick Nolte) for a hike along the Appalachian Trail.

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[ President Obama could protect treasures in the California Desert ]

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) recently asked President Obama to protect Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow and the Castle Mountains as national monuments in the California Desert, using presidential powers under the Antiquities Act.

[ New Mexico Attorney General’s Letter to Sally Jewell ]

Sep 10, 2015

New Mexico Attorney General's Letter to Sally Jewell

[ New Mexico Attorney General calls on BLM to Issue Venting and Flaring Rule ]

In a letter to the Secretary of the Interior, Balderas calls for prompt completion of a Bureau of Land Management rule to reduce waste of natural gas and methane emissions from production on federal lands.

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[ Ocean ecosystems off New England may be next for protection ]

The New England Coral Canyons and Seamounts lie near where the continental shelf plummets into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean.

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[ Federal judge rules to protect Izembek wilderness ]

Tim Woody

AUDUBON ALASKA * CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY * DEFENDERS OF WILDLIFE * FRIENDS OF ALASKA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES * NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE ASSOCIATION * SIERRA CLUB * THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY * WILDERNESS WATCH

[ Statement from The Wilderness Society on President’s Initiative to Get More Youth Outdoors ]

Anastasia Greene

The Wilderness Society applauds the Administration’s launch today of its Every Kid in a Park initiative to get more youth playing and learning outdoors and releases the following statement:  

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