Antiquities Act

Senator introduces bill preventing protection of places like Bears Ears National Monument

About a week after outlining a public lands vision that centers on making wildlands more likely to be leased for oil and gas drilling or sold off to …

Forests

Sen. Mike Lee introduces a bill to block any president from unilaterally creating new national monuments in Utah

<b>Washington •</b> Sen. Mike Lee on Wednesday introduced legislation that would prevent a president from designating a national monument in Utah without …

Forests

Defend Katmai and Lake Clark National Parks from Industrial Mining and Stop Pebble Mine!: Inactive - National Parks Conservation Association

Tell Congress to reject any infrastructure plan that threatens national parks and undermines longstanding bedrock environmental laws.<p>Tell Secretary …

National Parks

Land ahoy! Fishermen challenge presidential designations of ocean monuments

This month, the Antiquities Act turned 112 years old. Originally conceived to protect Native American artifacts in the Southwest, the law has, like …

U.S. Politics

Antiquities Act Anniversary – Celebrating Shared Values

Artemis sportswomen are all about cutting fresh tracks for conservation. Sometimes that means getting women together to grow their knowledge about …

Wildlife

Protect Cumberland Island's Water, Wildlife and Visitors! : Inactive - National Parks Conservation Association

Tell Congress to reject any infrastructure plan that threatens national parks and undermines longstanding bedrock environmental laws.<p>Tell Secretary …

National Parks

Stand Up for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Today!: Inactive - National Parks Conservation Association

Tell Congress to reject any infrastructure plan that threatens national parks and undermines longstanding bedrock environmental laws.<p>Tell Secretary …

National Parks

OPINION | 'Here is your country'

For many veterans, words cannot adequately describe the meaning of protected public lands to those who have returned from duty. Hiking to a …

Forests

Climbers Are Lobbying in D.C. This Week: Here’s What You Need to Know

Professional rock climbers, non-profits, and major outdoor brands are coming together this week to advocate on Capitol Hill for the third annual …

Forests

Rock Climbers and Supporters 'Climb the Hill' for Public Lands

U.S. rock climbers and their non-profit and corporate allies are setting themselves a difficult challenge this week—persuading Congress to act to …

Forests

Access Fund, Alpine Club and pro climbers return to lobby Capitol Hill

Flashback from 2017: (left to right) Sasha DiGiulian, Caroline Gleich, Libby Sauter, Quinn Brett and Katie Boue flex after a Congressional briefing …

Climbing

Shrinking Bears Ears

No other president in the last 50 years has attempted to shrink the national monuments designated by his predecessors.In southeastern Utah, set among …

National Parks

Together Let's Fix America's National Parks: Inactive - National Parks Conservation Association

Tell Congress to reject any infrastructure plan that threatens national parks and undermines longstanding bedrock environmental laws.<p>Tell Secretary …

National Parks

EPA: Protect National Parks -- Don't Repeal the Clean Power Plan!: Inactive - National Parks Conservation Association

Tell Congress to reject any infrastructure plan that threatens national parks and undermines longstanding bedrock environmental laws.<p>Tell Secretary …

National Parks

Hundreds of Diverse Community Groups Call On Congress To Protect Public Lands During National Park Week

Coalition includes LGBT, labor, women’s, disability, civil rights, Hispanic, African-American, Asian-American and Native American voices.<p>Washington …

National Parks

Trump administration defends Obama's Atlantic monument

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday defended an underwater monument off the coast of New England established by former President Barack Obama to protect marine life in the Atlantic Ocean and asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit from fishermen trying to eliminate it.<p>The fishing …

Trump Administration

Defend California's Desert Parks from Big Industry!: Inactive - National Parks Conservation Association

Tell Congress to reject any infrastructure plan that threatens national parks and undermines longstanding bedrock environmental laws.<p>Tell Secretary …

National Parks

Obama Banned Fishing In 5,000 Square Miles Of Rich Ocean — Fishermen Want It Back

8:39 PM 03/21/2018<p>A Washington, D.C., district court lifted a stay Wednesday on a fishing industry lawsuit to reverse a 5,000 square mile marine …

Donald Trump

Joy Villa Caves On Trump’s Rollback Of Massive Federal Land Grabs

5:52 PM 03/19/2018<p>Singer Joy Villa called on President Donald Trump Sunday to undo cuts he made to two national monuments in Utah and withhold from …

Donald Trump

Joy Villa: Mr. Trump, please hear my heartfelt plea

Those who know me know I love and support this president. They should also know I love America’s greatest natural treasure— our public lands. This includes our spectacular national parks and national monuments.<p>I was blessed to grow up on the Central Coast of California just a few hours away from …

Opinion

Tell Your Senators: Vote to Stop Trump’s Attacks on Public Lands

Your message will be sent to:<p>U.S. Senators<p>Subject line:<p>Support the ANTIQUITIES Act of 2018 (S. 2354)<p>(Consider adding your own thoughts — personalized …

Forests

Americans won’t stand for attacks on public lands

The attacks on our public lands are constant. But indigenous people are speaking louder than ever, and elected leaders are…

Forests

Utah to vote on bill naming highway after Trump for shrinking state monuments

A plan to name a highway in Utah after President Donald Trump for his controversial decision to shrink two national monuments got a green-light from a panel of state lawmakers on Monday.<p>The initiative was proposed by Republican state Rep. Mike Noel, who said the idea sparked hundreds of emails to …

Forests

Drilling and Mining Interests Pushed to Shrink Utah National Monuments, Documents Reveal

Even though Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke insisted "this is not about energy," environmentalists and public lands advocates have long suspected the …

Forests

What California needs besides lawsuits to protect national monuments from Trump

Last December, President Donald Trump removed national monument protections from more than 2 million acres of public lands – the largest rollback of …

Forests

Utah should be exempt from the 112-year-old law that lets U.S. presidents create national monuments, legislators say

The 1906 Antiquities Act has given presidents from across the political spectrum authority to preserve treasured landscapes and cultural sites from …

Forests

Reckoning with History: The Antiquities Act quandary

<i>Reckoning with History is an ongoing series that seeks to understand the legacies of the past and to put the West’s present moment in …

Forests

Trump fights releasing details on national monument decision

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. government says it does not have to release documents involving legal arguments for President Donald Trump's decision to …

Donald Trump

Make Border Wall Prototypes a National Monument | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government

By Presidential Executive Order from Jan. 25, 2017, Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements, U.S. Customs and Border Protection …

Prototypes

New Senate Bill Would Protect Existing National Monuments

Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) and Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) joined 16 other democratic senators this week to introduce a bill that would legally codify the …

National Parks