preservation

bear ears

A part of the 1.35 million acre Bear Ears National Monument (Bob Wick, Bureau of Land Mangement/ Creative Commons)

Seattle, WA
A major policy focus of Theodore Roosevelt was to preserve the natural beauty the United States, but that legacy is challenged by President Trump and Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke. 
Serene. Soothing. Magnificent. These are all words appropriate to describe the Cascadia Marine Trail, a 150 mile entirely water-based recreation trail along the coast in the Pacific northwest. Beginning in Olympia, Washington and winding through the... Read More
Every fall Bob Granstrom of Buffalo Mountain Outfitters leads elk hunters into Wyoming’s Big Horn Mountains. Lately he’s been packing people into Rock Creek, not for hunting, but to show them why he thinks this 34,000-arcre area should be designated... Read More
Just a 15-minute drive from Downtown Bend in Central Oregon, the Badlands offer a quiet getaway. The land is designated as "Wilderness" by the federal government, while volcanic ash and eroded lava make up sandy natural trails. Off-trail hikers can... Read More
With some of the most spectacular scenery in the United States the Alpine Triangle is 186, 000 acres of high altitude resource rich public land in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado. Citizen groups there are purposing this as an addition... Read More