public lands

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 […]
Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument (Photo: DOI)

Maine’s Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is literally a gift to America.Burt’s Bees entrepreneur Roxanne Quimby and her family gifted these lands to the United States government to protect nature in Maine’s North Woods for future generations.1 Henry David Thoreau sat under trees like these as he wrote of the Northeast’s beauty. Teddy Roosevelt summited Katahdin’s namesake mountain. And […]

On behalf of everyone at Environmental Action, Happy Thanksgiving!Whether you’ve spoken out to stop reckless wolf killing, donated to mobilize nature-minded Americans for cleaner water, asked your local home and garden store to help save imperiled monarch butterflies, or just shared one of Environmental Action’s posts on social media, you are making a difference.Please take a moment to watch this […]
Canoeing at Denali National Park (Photo: NPS)

National park fee hikes could more than double at 17 popular national parks. Here’s why we need to stop that from happening.This land is your land. We all own our country’s spectacular national parks — from the majestic geysers of Yellowstone, to the lush forests of Yosemite, the towering mountains of Denali, and the Grand Canyon’s sweeping vistas.Unfortunately, the Trump administration […]
National Public Lands Day is a great chance to get outside and enjoy nature!

The Importance of Public Lands Every American — whether rancher, hunter, hiker, mountain biker, or city dweller — has something in common — namely, our spectacular American lands. In fact, more than a quarter of US lands are are owned by taxpayers, a gift and sacred trust to every American, present and future.1Unfortunately, the new administration is targeting our public lands, […]
Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

There is no place like Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.Here you can smell manzanitas and other wildflowers in the spring air. Bobcats still roam these woods. The calls of more than 200 species of birds fill the skies above Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. Unique fish like the rare Jenny Creek redband trout and the Jenny Creek sucker live in its waters.1,2You’ll find some […]
Our public lands are an important part of American life

Our public lands need a champion. Will you show your support on Facebook for some of America’s most treasured — and ecologically important — places?This past spring President Donald Trump ordered an unprecedented — and frankly alarming — review of federal protections for 27 national monuments. The goal: to find more opportunities for mining, drilling and other environmentally destructive practices […]