Pacific region

Say No to Soda Mountain Solar

Soda Mountain Solar is a proposed solar energy plant that developers want to build in the shadow of Mojave National […]

The Art of Resistance

Exhibit on Free Speech Brings Inspiration and Uncomfortable Juxtapositions to Golden Gate National Recreation Area

It was a typical San Francisco winter day—in other words, we couldn’t see farther than a car’s length ahead of […]

Drakes Estero at Point Reyes National Seashore. Photo (c) Robert Campbell, Chamois Moon.

Wilderness Wins on the West Coast

The Long Journey to Victory at Point Reyes National Seashore in California

On October 6, just weeks after the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, park lovers got a new reason to celebrate. […]

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Waterfalls, Sesquicentinis, and Buffalo Soldiers

4+ Ways to Celebrate Yosemite’s Landmark 150th Birthday

One June 30, 1864, Congress passed and President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act into law—a groundbreaking piece of […]

Kari Kiser and Michael Malaga share their love of national parks with schoolkids at Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

“Save All of the Natural Things”

Schoolkids in California Share What They Love Most about National Parks

“Who do the national parks belong to?” My colleague Kari Kiser, Pacific Regional Council Chairman Michael Malaga, and I posed […]