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After years of traveling and studying the biology, ecology, and possible areas to be set aside for wilderness protection in Alaska with her husband Olaus, the Margaret and Olaus Murie celebrated ...
by akmk
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Mar 14, 2015 at 01:52 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
This is the thirtieth diary in my Expanding the National Parks series. Links to prior diaries are located at the bottom of this diary. Last time I was in New Hampshire, this time I'm in New Jersey, ...
by MorrellWI1983
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 04:39 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
This is the twenty-ninth diary in my series on expanding the National Parks. Prior diaries are linked at the bottom of this diary. Last time I was in Nevada, this time I'm in New Hampshire, the ...
by MorrellWI1983
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 03:39 PM PST with 8 Recommends
This is the twenty-eight diary in my Expanding the National Park Series. Prior Diaries in the Series are listed at the bottom of the Diary This time I'm In Nevada, the Silver State. In terns of ...
by MorrellWI1983
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 01:11 AM PST with 4 Recommends
This is the twenty-seventh diary in my expanding the National Parks System. Prior diaries are listed at the bottom of the diary. This week I'm visiting Nebraska the Cornhusker State. Nebraska only ...
by MorrellWI1983
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Feb 28, 2015 at 02:15 PM PST with 9 Recommends
I like scenery, and hiking, and wilderness, and epic landscapes. I like aerial photography too, and have taken up videography {ground-based} the last few years. One lazy Sunday a few weeks ago I ...
by jamess
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 09:29 AM PST with 15 Recommends
When you're working toward a big goal, progress isn't always smooth. If you're lucky, though, the breakthroughs outpace the setbacks, even if it's sometimes a close call. For Alaskan wilderness ...
by Michael Brune
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2015 at 02:47 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Large populations of animals like this musk ox populate the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that the Obama administration wants to protect by designating it wilderness. In 1980, the Alaska ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 78 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 10:10 AM PST with 143 Recommends
I guess they really do -- "want to take ' their ' country back" ... New Congress Begins Anti-Environment Attack With ‘No More National Parks’ Bill by Claire Moser, thinkprogress.org -- Jan 16, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 90 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 07:21 PM PST with 128 Recommends
This is the twenty-sixth diary in my Expanding the National Parks System series. Links to previous diaries are located at the bottom of this diary under "Prior Diaries". This week I'm in Montana, ...
by MorrellWI1983
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 10:46 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Point Arena - Stornetta in California. Hello 2015! At the start of the New Year I often find myself looking ahead to what may come, eagerly anticipating new opportunities and preparing for new ...
by Dan Chu
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Jan 08, 2015 at 12:11 PM PST with 12 Recommends
This is the twenty-fifth diary in my expanding the national Parks System. Previous Diaries are located at the bottom of the diary Last time I was in Mississippi, this week I'm in Missouri, the ...
by MorrellWI1983
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Dec 31, 2014 at 08:55 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Enjoy a few moments of Zen ... captured over the years, in the jamess photo archive ... -- Fields of Gold, Coast Range, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Dec 25, 2014 at 10:37 AM PST with 52 Recommends
This is the Twenty-fourth diary in my Expanding the National Parks series. Links to the prior diaries in the series will be found at the bottom of the diary. This time I'm in Mississippi. ...
by MorrellWI1983
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Dec 26, 2014 at 06:12 PM PST with 3 Recommends
This just in from an excited Wilderness advocate friend in Montana: We have tremendous news for lovers of Montana's wild country!!!! We have just passed a bill designating new wilderness in Montana ...
by Back Porch philosopher
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 11:34 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Today the Senate voted 85-14 for cloture on the public lands deal that is part of the House-passed National Defense Authorization Act . Ten right-wing Republicans were joined by Democratic Senators ...
by willyr
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 06:28 PM PST with 13 Recommends
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was passed by the House last week, and is likely to pass the Senate this coming week, even if Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) follows through on his threat ...
by willyr
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Dec 07, 2014 at 08:13 AM PST with 17 Recommends
The Grand Canyon - photo by Jim Dougherty. Guest column by Marni McKinney, vice chair of the Sierra Club Foundation Board of Directors. This past September, I had the pleasure of joining The ...
by Dan Chu
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 07:25 AM PST with 17 Recommends
This is the twenty-third diary in my Expanding the National Parks System series. if you are interested in earlier entries, links to them will be included at the bottom of this diary. This time, I'm ...
by MorrellWI1983
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Dec 16, 2014 at 11:40 AM PST with 6 Recommends
This piece was co-written with Hilary Shelton, Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Policy and Director of the Washington Bureau of the NAACP . Fifty years ago, Congress passed two landmark ...
by Dan Chu
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 09:30 AM PST with 7 Recommends