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The GOP and ALEC's Brazen Plan to Sell Off America's Public Lands to the Fossil Fuel Industry

Click here for reuse options! Western states have already sold and privatized 31 million acres of state lands—an area about the size of Louisiana. National parks, forests, refuges and other public lands have been important to Americans since the realization in the mid-19th-century that our wild places were disappearing. Show More Summary

Poachers Have All But Emptied This 'Sanctuary' Of Forest Elephants

9 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

Poachers in just a decade slaughtered roughly 25,000 forest elephants in Africa’s Minkébé National Park ? as much as 81 percent of the population in what has been an important sanctuary for the species, according to a new study. TheShow More Summary

Poaching drives 80 percent decline in elephants in key preserve

(Duke University) Forest elephant populations in one of Central Africa's largest sanctuaries have declined between 78% and 81% because of poaching, a new Duke-led study finds. More than 25,000 elephants in Gabon's Minkébé National Park may have been killed for their ivory between 2004 and 2014. Show More Summary

Carbon uptake by Amazon forests matches region's emissions

Carbon emissions across all nine Amazon nations have been fully matched by carbon absorption by mature Amazon forests since the 1980s, new research shows.

Forest of Numbers

To celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the National Art Center in Tokyo, Emmanuelle Moureaux made the Forest of Numbers. The installation “Forest of Numbers” visualized the decade of the future… Tags: installation

Free entry to national parks and forests on Presidents Day

If you don’t have plans for Presidents Day, maybe it’s time to make some. National parks and national forests that charge entrance fees will be free to all on the Monday holiday. That means you save $25 at Joshua Tree National Park and $30 at Yosemite National Park, for example. And, in the local...

Snowshoeing the Snows Mountain Trail

The Snows Mountain Trail is a loop hike in Waterville Valley, on the southwest side of the White Mountain National Forest. The trailhead is hard to find, being situated halfway up the hill of a now-defunct ski slope, but well worth the effort. This part of the White Mountain National Forest is licensed by the …

Toquima Cave in Austin, Nevada

In the state of Nevada, almost exactly dead center, there is a cave lined with colorful pictographs. The site sits high on Pete’s Summit near the tiny town of Austin, inside the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. There’s a history ofShow More Summary

Top U.S. National Forests for Hiking

Guest post by Carhartt Outdoor Apparel & Gear: As a tribute to our great nation and all of the amazing hikers it houses, we’ve put together a list of the best national forests for hiking, along with the best trails … Continue readin...

Trump’s Pick for Ag Secretary Is Already Facing Criticism from Conservationists

As agriculture secretary, Sonny Perdue would also oversee 193 million acres of national forests.

California: Volunteers Needed for Bighorn Sheep Survey

No survey experience is necessary to participate but volunteers must attend an orientation on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m. at the Angeles National Forest Supervisor’s Office in Arcadia. This post California: Volunteers Needed for Bighorn Sheep Survey appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona

trip report by site editor Rick McCharles Northeastern Arizona. Named for its large deposits of petrified wood, the fee area of the park covers about 230 square miles (600 square kilometers), encompassing semi-desert shrub steppe as well as highly eroded … Continue reading ?

Emmanuelle Moureaux’s “Forest of Numbers” Is a Vibrantly-Colored Masterpiece

As a part of their 10th anniversary celebration, the National Art Center of Tokyo commissioned Tokyo-based French architect and artist Emmanuelle Moureaux to construct what is now known as “Forest of Numbers.” Moureaux was thus tasked with transforming the 2,000-square-meter Special Exhibition Gallery room into a vibrantly-colored wonderland. Show More Summary

Law Enforcement Officers and Sportsmen Stand up for Public Lands

The bill would eliminate law enforcement officers on America’s national forests, Bureau of Land Management lands would leave millions of acres vulnerable. This post Law Enforcement Officers and Sportsmen Stand up for Public Lands appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

How to Make America Great Again: Rachel Carson on Protecting Nature and Heeding Science as a Force of Democracy

last weekHumor / odd : Brain Pickings

"The real wealth of the Nation lies in the resources of the earth — soil, water, forests, minerals, and wildlife... Their administration is not properly, and cannot be, a matter of politics."

Hiker dead, 4 injured after falling down ice chute in Angeles National Forest

(KTLA) -- One person died and at least four more were seriously injured Saturday after five hikers fell down an icy slope Friday while hiking near Angeles Crest Highway outside Wrightwood, authorities said. A group of 10 hikers in their...Show More Summary

1 hiker killed, 4 hurt after falling down ice chute in Angeles National Forest

Five hikers fell down an ice chute in the Angeles National Forest on Saturday, prompting a rescue effort by Los Angeles County fire and sheriff’s officials. One of the hikers died and the others were hurt, officials said. Rescuers responded to the Islip Saddle area along Angeles Crest Highway at...

hiking the Gila Wilderness, New Mexico

2 weeks agoFitness / Hiking :

You’ve heard of Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. It’s adjacent to the Gila Wilderness. Gila Wilderness was designated the world’s first wilderness area on June 3, 1924. … part of New Mexico’s Gila National Forest. … The Mogollon Mountains traverse an … Continue reading ?

Bill to Cut Forest Service and BLM Enforcement is a Poacher’s Dream, Sportsman’s Nightmare

Open Country Most of the time, America’s 640 million acres of national forests, parks and wildlife refuges are pretty peaceful places. But they are not immune to very real threats:…

Climbing Sugarloaf Mountain in the Nash Stream Forest

Sugarloaf Mountain (3701?) is a 52-with-a-view peak in the Nash Stream Forest, a multi-use conservation area in North New Hampshire, north of the White Mountain National Forest. If you ever get the chance to get up to the Nash Stream Forest, it’s a lot wilder and less developed than the Whites with great hiking, both on-trail …

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