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 […]

A woman in period dress at Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland.

Blue and Gray Make Green

Five Interesting Facts about Civil War Battlefield Tourism

Earlier this week, the Civil War Trust released a ten-page report packed with photos, statistics, and testimonials on the benefits Civil War […]

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 […]

An illustration of the Underground Railroad, Library of Congress

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 […]