The Wilderness Society has issued the following statement from Dan Smuts, Senior Regional Director for California:
[ New proposal, the California Minerals, Off-Road Recreation and Conservation Act, is a step backward for the California Desert ]
For more than a decade, Senator Dianne Feinstein has worked with California’s desert communities to develop and advance legislation, the California Desert Conservation and Recreation Act (CDCRA), which would safeguard precious natural, recreational, cultural and historic resources. B
“The Wilderness Society is glad to see these key positions being filled,” said Nada Culver, Director of The Wilderness Society’s BLM Action Center.
The Wilderness Society issued the following statement today regarding expiration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, America’s most important conservation and recreation program that has enhanced and created parks and outdoor opportunities for more than 50 years:
On Sept. 30, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) will expire—the shameful end of a popular, effective conservation program thanks to congressional dysfunction and radical ideology.
Shell’s announcement today that it will abandon oil exploration in Alaska’s Arctic Ocean for the foreseeable future means the state’s northern coastal villages and marine mammals will be safe from major offshore oil spills and other oil development-related impacts.
A group of sportsmen, outfitters, business owners, and conservationists are extremely disappointed in Montana Senator Steve Daines’ decision to support the Resilient Federal Forest Act of 2015.