Wildlife Refuge


Trump’s Pardon Condones Western Rebellion

The president's decision wasn't an assessment of whether the Hammonds deserved their sentence or not, it was an endorsement of the Bundy family's movement

Jake Bullinger
Jul 12, 2018

Congress Just Ignored Trump’s Public-Land Cuts

Lawmakers didn't listen to the president’s call for less spending on land management and the environment—and put their foot down when it came to interior secretary Ryan Zinke’s reorganization plan, too

Jake Bullinger
Mar 23, 2018

The New Rules of Leave No Trace

These foundational principles are more than 50 years old. We have three suggested updates for 2018.

Brooke Jackson
Feb 1, 2018

The Outdoor Industry's Tax Cut Dilemma

The GOP tax-reform package will save companies billions. But it likely came at the cost of Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante, and ANWR.

Frederick Reimers
Dec 13, 2017

The Dollars and Sense of Drilling in ANWR

Arguments against opening the last great American wilderness to oil companies tend to get emotional, but the best argument may be the cost

J. Weston Phippen
Nov 22, 2017