Extinction is not a new concept. The issue now is from overconsumption, pollution, and habitat destruction brought on by humans causing more species to needlessly become extinct.

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New report shines spotlight on important wild lands that must be protected

Sarah Graddy

A new report released today by The Wilderness Society raises the alarm about wild lands threatened by extractive industries eager to exploit the resources on or underneath them, including oil, gas and coal.

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The list is out: Trump administration wants to gut protections for these public lands

We finally have a list of some of the places where the Trump administration will move to roll back protections under its “review” of wildlands and cultural sites protected by the Antiquities Act. 

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Petition to Interior Department: Public lands deserve more than just drilling

The Wilderness Society joined with other stakeholders on September 14 to file a petition requesting the Interior Department and Bureau of Land Management update how they manage oil and gas leasing on public lands.

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Secretary Zinke recommends gutting natural wonders

Kate Mackay

Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society, responded to reporting by the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that the Trump administration rollback protections and significantly alter numerous nat

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Q&A on Trump administration efforts to open Arctic Refuge to oil exploration

Tim Woody
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How Do You "Go Green"?

How do you GO GREEN?

Recycle paper, glass, and plastics
Use reusable shopping bags
Conserve water (turn off faucet when brushing teeth, short showers, etc)
Bike or walk instead of driving whenever possible

Green Tip of the Week

5 Tips for Eco-Friendly Autumn Yard Work


Though many people gear up to work on their yards and gardens in the spring, fall is actually an ideal time for yard work. Here are a few ideas for bringing your garden to life in the fall without polluting the environment.

  • Choose hand-powered or electric tools over gas.
  • Plant trees.
  • Fertilize organically.
  • Compost your leaves.
  • Hire neighborhood kids to help.