public lands

Yellowstone grizzly and cub (Photo: Marco Secchi, Unsplash)

It hasn’t been hard to find negative headlines lately, so we wanted to make sure you saw these good news stories. May they make your day a little brighter…Good News for Grizzlies Yellowstone grizzly bears protected by a federal court! Roughly 700 bears live in and around Yellowstone National Park, and this ruling overturned a Trump administration claim that this bear […]
Boundary Waters Wilderness and Canoe Area, Minnesota (Photo: Jim Brandenburg)

The Boundary Waters Wilderness and Canoe Area is America’s most popular wilderness area. Urge Twin Metals mining company to abandon plans to threaten these public lands for their own private profit. The Beauty of the Boundary Waters The beautiful Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is home to venerable old forests and priceless riparian ecosystems. You’ll find bears, birds, timber wolves, and […]
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 […]