landscape conservation

National Parks Deserve to Be Protected from Oil and Gas Development

Theodore Roosevelt was our greatest conservation president. President Roosevelt’s boundless vision and determination resulted in a system of national parks that […]

Years of Abuse and Overuse Make the Colorado River the Most Endangered River of 2013

This year’s Most Endangered Rivers report from American Rivers makes one thing clear: It is not sustainable for a single […]

The Merced River in Yosemite National Park.

Take Action to Protect Yosemite Valley’s Wild and Scenic Merced River

There are few places better known or more loved than Yosemite National Park. As a transplated Californian originally from Iowa, it […]

Historic marker at the site of the new Harriet Tubman National Monument in Dorchester County, Maryland. Photo © Daniel L. Brandewie.

President Obama Preserves Three Important Sites in America’s History, Honors Civil War Hero Harriet Tubman

Today the country celebrates an important milestone in preserving its history. After years of advocacy and study, President Obama has […]

The new Tamiami Trail bridge.

Focus on Water: Celebrating World Water Day with Major Everglades Milestone

Today, March 22, we celebrate World Water Day. Officially sanctioned by the United Nations, this year’s theme is water cooperation, […]