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Last week, Secretary of the Interior issued a long-awaited decision on the fate of Drakes Bay Oyster Company, located within Point Reyes National Seashore. He ordered the oyster farm removed. The ...
by RLMiller
Comment Count 318 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 12:06 PM PST with 401 Recommends
There has been a couple of diaries about the idiots who thought it would be a great idea to rearrange nature and topple a hoodoo at Goblin Valley State Park in Utah. No doubt those fools deserve all ...
by high uintas
Comment Count 70 comments on Sat Oct 19, 2013 at 06:50 PM PDT with 264 Recommends
Hat Tip to DESIGNSNAKE for seeding this story. The largest fire in Alaska ...
by colorado bob 1
Comment Count 156 comments on Sat Sep 29, 2007 at 11:48 AM PDT with 218 Recommends
It's official: the Obama administration has given up on its "Wild Lands" policy. ...
by RLMiller
Comment Count 223 comments on Wed Jun 01, 2011 at 11:52 AM PDT with 217 Recommends
by environmentalist
Comment Count 83 comments on Wed Oct 26, 2005 at 02:14 PM PDT with 176 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
Dozens of wilderness-related bills are wending their way through Congress this ...
by RLMiller
Comment Count 88 comments on Tue Apr 13, 2010 at 05:05 PM PDT with 108 Recommends
by environmentalist
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Dec 27, 2005 at 02:07 PM PST with 91 Recommends
Trying to end the year on a positive note I always look back to my experiences in our National Parks, National Monuments and National Forests. These are among America's best ideas and still I ...
by P E Outlier
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 12:47 PM PST with 81 Recommends
You may remember that last fall, two Utah Boy Scout leaders thought a rock formation at Goblin Valley State Park--almost four hours south of the Wasatch Front--was on the verge of falling over and ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 50 comments on Sat Feb 01, 2014 at 02:56 PM PST with 73 Recommends
A few weeks ago I wrote a diary about a small river near my home that over the years has managed to carve a path into my soul just as surely as she has carved a path through these Missouri hills. At ...
by burnt out
Comment Count 79 comments on Wed Apr 18, 2012 at 07:00 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
by Scott in NAZ
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Feb 21, 2005 at 07:43 AM PST with 68 Recommends
Stewart Udall, Secretary of the Interior under Presidents Johnson and Kennedy, passed ...
by RLMiller
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Mar 23, 2010 at 05:07 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
On Tuesday morning, I was listening to President Bush’s press conference on the radio as I drove to work. He once ...
by tgypsy
Comment Count 61 comments on Sun May 04, 2008 at 03:29 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
Brief escape into the last month of adventure I've had doing fieldwork in the Pacific northwest, researching rare, elusive mountain carnivores.
by Username4242
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Sep 25, 2013 at 05:40 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
California is a land of superlatives - highest peak in the lower 48, lowest point in the lower 48, hottest recorded temperature, largest living trees, tallest living trees, oldest living trees, most ...
by delmardougster
Comment Count 50 comments on Sat Jul 10, 2010 at 02:38 PM PDT with 56 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
but I have to write it, to get it off my mind. I don't blame people for not wanting to take part in this conversation. But it really demands our attention. This is a hopeful diary because I believe ...
by Agathena
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri May 30, 2014 at 12:59 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
The Lone Wolf, named OR7, travels alone. And is the only known wolf among a small number of wolves , that calls Oregon "home." At least that's what he was ... [...] Remote cameras in the Rogue ...
by jamess
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue May 13, 2014 at 07:21 PM PDT with 51 Recommends