Congressman Rob Bishop (R-UT) asked the Trump administration to start a process to reverse hard fought protections for portions of the Illinois and Smith River and Hunter Creek watersheds in Southwest Oregon despite overwhelming local support for their protection.Read More
Wild Rogue protections have been included in the Oregon Wildlands Act! The bill would expand the Wild Rogue Wilderness by 56,000 acres and create a 95,000-acre Rogue Canyon National Recreation Area in southwest Oregon.Read More
On January 12th, 2017 under the Obama Administration, the BLM and Forest Service announced that the Kalmiopsis wild rivers were officially protected for 20 years under a "mineral withdrawal," effectively blocking further threats of industrial strip mining.Read More
All across America people are coming together and speaking up to ensure that public lands are kept in public hands for generations to come.
Our shared public lands—including our national forests, parks and wildlife refuges—provide us all with spectacular outdoor recreation opportunities, while supporting our nation’s fish, wildlife and natural heritage. They deliver robust economic opportunities and are a true asset to be shared and preserved into perpetuity.Read More