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Archaic Laws and Short-Sighted Management Threaten the Irreplaceable Colorado

Why Are We Neglecting One of Our Country’s Greatest Rivers?

Archaic Laws and Short-Sighted Management Threaten the Irreplaceable Colorado

The Colorado River is like a miracle in the arid Southwest, bringing melted snow from its headwaters inside Rocky Mountain […]

The ‘Outrageous Evil’ That Led to the Birth of the National Park Service

Today, the National Park Service celebrates its 99th birthday. Establishing an agency dedicated to the care of America’s national parks […]

An elk at Yosemite, one of the national parks with the worst air quality in the country. Photo © Americanspirit/Dreamstime.

The Elk Can’t Speak: Denying Pollution Doesn’t Help National Parks

Advocating for better air quality is something I do for a living. I recently worked with a team of experts […]

A pipeline under construction at Loyalsock State Forest in Pennsylvania. Photo © FracTracker Alliance.

Parks, Not Pipelines!

New Interactive Map Explores 13 National Parks Threatened by Energy Transmission Proposals

  It’s a crisp day in late October as you hike your way up a steep stretch of the Appalachian […]

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

My Members of Congress Are Friends of the National Parks. Are Yours?

I was lucky enough to grow up in Northern California, just across the majestic Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco. […]