April 14, 2015
The U.S. Forest Service recently proposed a misguided loophole to benefit Arch Coal and carve up roadless forests in Colorado. The Arch Coal Loophole would generate up to half a billion tons of carbon pollution and undermine President Obama’s climate objectives when we can least afford it. The proposal is bad for public lands, bad for climate, and bad for the American people.
Wrong shoes, bad drinking habits, but right hike: Checking out a monastery in the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia.
Exploring the red rocks and canyons of the Greater Canyonlands region, perhaps our next national monument?
A sweat lodge ceremony and a long hike provide solace to soldiers who've returned from war.
February 27, 2015
Earlier this month, the Los Angeles City Council took a big step forward when it voted to honor the 20-year anniversary of the Desert Protection Act and to recognize the importance of wild desert places for Angelenos. The vote builds on the council’s environmental track record and shows that Los Angeles has leaders that understand the importance of the desert for the quality of life of the people of our city.
Roberto Morales helped to designate the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument.