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The Latest On: Wild Lands

July 29, 2015 | Feature

Saving the Forest for the Trees

Alaska's Tongass National Forest is home to centuries-old trees and rivers flowing among thousands of islands. It is also the last forest where the fight continues to keep timber sales out of roadless areas.

September 7, 2016 | Feature

The Cabinet Mountains Wilderness & The Montanore Mine

A proposal to mine into the heart of the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness threatens grizzly bears, bull trout, and a treasured wild landscape. A summer visit gives a glimpse of places that could be forever altered by the Montanore Mine.

August 24, 2016 | Blog Post

No One Owns the Mountain

As we celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service, we must remember that the preservation of these lands for all people and creatures is a basic tenet of the native peoples’ wisdom about the natural world. (Spanish language version available.)

August 18, 2016 | Blog Post

Wildlife Celebrities: Our Parks, Their Homes

Protecting national parks for human visitors also means keeping them safe for the many awe-inspiring creatures that live there. (Spanish language version available.)