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[1THING] Blog: Archive for September, 2016

[ 4 climate actions for a more peaceful world ]

These steps will lead to a more stable future for our planet and growing population.


[ Wilderness Society opposes Utah public lands bill passed by House committee, asks President to designate Bears Ears region of Utah as a national monument ]

Michael Reinemer

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 ]

Jennifer Dickson

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


[ Senate bills renew assault on Arctic Refuge and Izembek wilderness ]

Tim Woody

EMBARGOED until Sept. 22, 2016

[ Sen. Murkowski renews road threat in Alaska’s Izembek wilderness area ]

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.

[ New NEPA guidance is important for understanding and addressing climate change impacts ]

Sarah Graddy

The guidance requires climate change science to be included in environmental analyses for individual projects, such as oil and gas development, on public lands covered under the National Environmental Policy Act (known as NEPA).

[ One year later, landmark conservation plans making headway for sage-grouse ]

Anastasia Greene

One year ago today, the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management released historic conservation plans that would help conserve the sagebrush ecosystem, the over 350 species that call it home and the imperiled sage-grouse.

[ Top five reasons BLM’s new Wasted Gas Rule matters ]

These guidelines, known collectively as the Wasted Gas Rule, are an important part of a suite of policies enacted over the past few years to update how energy is extracted on public lands.


[ Awards ]


[ Thomas Pfeifle In Memoriam ]

Thomas Pfeifle In Memoriam