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[ Study: nature walks reduce stress, make us happier ]

A new study has scientifically proven what so many of us already intuitively know: walks in nature decrease stress and increase mental well-being.

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[ Which public wildlands can I visit with my dog? Answers here ]

It’s often been said that dogs are man’s best friends. Dogs can be great company on the trail, too.

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[ 7 can’t-miss wildlife sightings this fall ]

We all know fall offers opportunities to spy gorgeous forest displays as the leaves change color.

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[ Bipartisan Marine Monument Helps Protect Vital Ocean Systems, Ongoing Research ]

Michael Reinemer

The Wilderness Society applauds the Obama Administration for advancing bipartisan efforts to further protect ocean ecosystems and their scientific value by using the Antiquities Act to expand the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, an undisturbed island and atoll chain located 1,000

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[ Next few months will be critical for renewable energy and land protection in the California desert ]

For years there has been a growing demand on public lands in California and other parts of the west to support clean sources of energy like wind and solar power.

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[ The Wilderness Society and The Dreaming Tree Wines look back on 2014 Dave Matthews Tour ]

The 2014 Dave Matthews Band Tour wrapped up this last Saturday with the final show in Irvine, CA. We had a wonderful time teaming up with the Dreaming Tree Wines again the summer to share a booth in Reverb’s Eco Village.

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[ Poll: western voters are pro-public lands for all Americans ]

Voters in Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming overwhelmingly said that public lands managed by national agencies are “American places” versus “state places,” repudiating recent efforts to move the care of shared wild places away from the

[ Statement on Photography in Wilderness, by Paul Spitler ]

Michael Reinemer

Protecting our remaining wild landscapes is critical but we need to make sure people can also access and experience these places. Wilderness is supposed to be protected for people, not from people.

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[ Switch to Natural Gas Won’t Reduce Carbon Emissions Much, Study Finds ]

Switching power plants from coal to gas will make us use more electricity and delay the dawn of renewables, a new study claims.

[ 8 reasons to give back on National Public Lands Day ]

National Public Lands Day is America’s largest, single-day volunteer effort to care for our public lands.

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