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December 5, 2014 | Feature

Sunset Roadless: How A Win for Forests Became a Win for Climate

Colorado's Sunset Roadless Area is a place of immense beauty. But it was also in the crosshairs of fossil fuel development. A long-running battle was fought in court to defend the area. Find out how it happened in this photo essay.

January 14, 2015 | Blog Post

Snatching Defeat From the Jaws of Victory

Floridians overwhelmingly approved the Land Acquisition Amendment to the state's Constitution in 2014, but citizens need to remain vigilant to ensure the funding is used for land conservation.

December 3, 2014 | Blog Post

More Than Just Parks

A new set of stunning videos showcases our national parks.

October 16, 2014 | Blog Post

Why These Colorado Aspen Trees Should Quake

Autumn’s beauty was on full display in Colorado’s aspen forests late last month. So was the Obama administration’s schizophrenic approach to climate and public lands policy.

August 26, 2014 | Feature

Howling for the Wilderness Within

The Wilderness Act, signed into law 50 years ago in September of 1964, set aside millions of acres as wilderness, describing wilderness as “an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man.” Nearing the anniversary of the Act, one traveler seeks a gray wolf deep in Oregon’s wilds and finds the most endangered wolf of all: within us.

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