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09.4.13

September is National Wilderness Month!

President Obama has declared September National Wilderness Month!  This month we enter the 50th year of The Wilderness Act, one of America’s landmark public lands conservation laws.  Planning is already underway to celebrate the 50th Anniversary in 2014 in Albuquerque and a number of other companion events.  Plan on attending one. … read more

04.23.13

Berryessa Snow Mountain National Conversation Area Re-Introduced

Only 4 months in, 2013 is turning out to be a big year for expanding California public lands protection. In addition to the bill introduced by Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) to protect Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands, a large portion of inland Northern California may also receive protection from Congress. … 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