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08.22.17

Don’t Change Our Monuments – Friends Grassroots Network Open Letter To Secretary Zinke

Dear Secretary Zinke, We are community leaders representing thousands of local citizen-advocates and volunteer stewards of America’s land-based national monuments. We live in and represent the gateway communities to these treasured places–most of which are part of America’s National Conservation Lands, protected lands that stands proudly alongside our national parks … read more

07.16.13

Planning for the future

The King Range National Conservation Area in northern California is a little-known gem within the National Conservation Lands that boasts the longest stretch of undeveloped coastline in the Lower 48. With some of the most wild and inaccessible lands in the country, birders, rockhounds, hikers, hunters, fisherman and surfers consider … read more

07.3.13

Organizations Team-Up for Restoration Work in the King Range NCA

On Monday, July 1, 2013, in the King Range National Conservation Area, a nine-member team from the American Conservation Experience (ACE) worked side-by-side with volunteers from the Mattole Restoration Council, Lost Coast Interpretive Association, and Sanctuary Forest and staff from the Bureau of Land Management to build new trails and … read more

10.11.11

One-minute success stories from the Friends Rendezvous

One of our favorite moments at the recent Friends Rendezvous in Indian Wells, CA actually consisted of several moments—when individual people stood up and told stories about their organization’s recent conservation successes, in one minute or less. Some of them were funny, poignant, even raucous. All were inspiring. They were … read more