Desert Road

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  • ... bill pending in Congress would designate land in Pinnacles National Monument as wilderness while also changing ... an area has been developed, there is no going back : it can no longer be classified as wilderness , and receive those ...
  • ... all wilderness study areas managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service unless Congress ... for example, would restrict the White House's ability to use the Antiquities Act to designate National Monuments. "The Wilderness ...
  • After shutting down the Keystone XL Pipeline, is President Obama finally getting serious about protecting our public ... failed environmental agenda and are fighting back ; they've forced Obama to follow their lead. ... gnatcatcher. When in 2009 a portion of this land of steep ravines and deep canyons in southern Riverside County ...
  • ... Moses, Zahniser glimpsed but did not reach the Promised Land . The outlines of that sacred ground had been imagined well before ... Mexico-Arizona region in the U.S. Forest Service, date back to the late 'teens. A dedicated forester and devout hunter, Leopold had ...
  • ... officially recognized as a tribal entity with no sovereign land base to call home, rendering any bargaining power that the Timbisha may ... from these same places even if their ancestral tenure goes back thousands of years.5 In White’s and his colleagues’ view, the ... about all of the commotion that had sparked international news coverage. [scald=85763:kl_image_original_context ...
  • ... when the dam burst in '28." We complied and then got back into the car and winded up the twisting canyon road into the brown ... daughter answered and woke her father with the terrible news . As he lurched for the phone he repeated a mantra over and over: ...
  • ... The move, annonced Friday by the Bureau of Land Management, is technically known as a "withdrawal," a move that ... are often used to set aside land for military use , conventional energy production, or even wilderness protection: to ...
  • ... the Republican-controlled House of Representatives is making a mockery of these basic rules of order and good government. You ... used by the Interior Department to purchase even more land . Additional federal land acquisition only exacerbates the problem by ...
  • ... intense fires leaving "desolate moonscapes," some good news : even the " worst " fires may be good for wildlife in the long ... wildfires, political pressure will likely mount for land management agencies to embark on salvage logging and fuel reduction ...
  • ... and a half feet — by 2100. As it turns out, that recent news might already be obsolete, and far too optimistic. In a presentation ... Island will be at risk of flooding: in some places land subject to inundation stretches halfway from the ocean to the 405. ...

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