public lands

Couple at Bar Harbor Photo by Asaf R on Unsplash

You can amplify the impact of your efforts to protect the environment! Just share any (or all) of these social media posts and spread the word on important issues like who pays when developers damage wildlife and public lands, red wolves, wild drilling out Great Sand Dunes and more.    Amplify Your Impact on FacebookAmplify Your Impact on Twitter🚨 Help #SaveRedWolves […]
Great Sand Dunes National Park (Photo by Wikimedia user Zachjank (cc 3.0)

Your signature today will help protect Great Sand Dunes National Park and nearby wilderness from more dirty drilling for oil and gas.     Great Sand Dunes National Park: An American Treasure Have you ever heard of — or visited — Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado? It’s a place where…Epic sand dunes tower as tall as skyscrapers. Sandhill cranes can […]
Grand Canyon (Photo: Sam Loyd on Unsplash)

Uranium mining on the Grand Canyon’s doorstep? Not if we can help it.The Grand Canyon: “You cannot improve on it.” On a visit in 1903, Teddy Roosevelt said of the Grand Canyon: “Leave it as it is. You cannot improve on it. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it.”It’s one of the most spectacular […]
Make a Monumental Difference! Photo: Bears Ears National Monument (Photo: BLM)

Today is the 112th anniversary of America’s national monument system — and we’re working hard to protect these special places for future generations. Environmental Action’s Communications Director Sally King explains…Today is a big day for public lands — and I want you to be a part of it!President Theodore Roosevelt signed the Antiquities Act into law 112 years ago today […]
Carrizo Plain National Monument (Photo: BLM)

When it comes to Carrizo Plain National Monument, we’re working to protect more than wildflowers. This special place — site of 2017’s unusual wildflower “super bloom” — is important to endangered San Joaquin kit foxes, California condors and nature lovers from around the world. Help protect Carrizo Plain National Monument. Urge E&B Natural Resources Management Corp. to abandon drilling plans […]
Carrizo Plain National Monument (Photo: Bob Wick, BLM)

Last spring’s wildflower “super bloom” at California’s Carrizo Plain National Monument was pretty spectacular. Thousands of wildflowers burst across the plain, thrilling visitors with a gorgeous eruption of color.1 But now Carrizo’s natural beauty is at risk. The Trump administration has just approved a new oil well and pipeline on these protected public lands.2 It’s up to us to safeguard the […]

We need action to limit pollution from oil and gas drilling. Tell Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to keep limits on methane pollution in place on public lands!The Trump administration is once again making moves to repeal the rule restricting methane emissions that accelerate climate change.The rule would require oil and gas companies to capture methane leaks, which would reduce 180,000 tons […]
Take Action - Save Bears Ears

Bears Ears National Monument isn’t just a place — it’s an integral part of the American story.These special lands in Utah are home to delicate red rock formations and sweeping vistas. Bears Ears contains thousands of archaeological sites, detailing centuries of human history. You can find 200-million-year-old dinosaur fossils here. And black bears, mountain lions and other sensitive wildlife still […]
Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument, Utah (Photo: BLM)

How much do you know about Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument? Since 1996, the colorful vistas, irreplaceable cultural artifacts, dazzling array of wildlife and amazing recreational opportunities of these lands were respected, prioritized and protected by presidential proclamation.1 Unfortunately, the protected status of these lands is far from certain these days.Last year, President Trump and Interior Secretary Zinke began an unprecedented […]
The jagged mountains of Organ Mountain - Desert Peaks National Monument outside Las Cruces, New Mexico (Photo: Bureau of Land Management

Across the US, you’ll find places of stunning natural beauty and rich ecological value. But none are enchanting in quite the same way as the jagged mountain peaks just outside Las Cruces, New Mexico in Organ Mountains – Desert Peaks National Monument.Unfortunately, the Trump administration is set to greenlight destructive private development on these gorgeous public lands.1Please sign our people’s […]