public-lands

March 12, 2024

Pinedale, WY – Today the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission voted to approve the final Wyoming Elk Feedgrounds Management Plan that sustains the artificial feeding of elk herds, contradicting science-based recommendations, and jeopardizing northwest Wyoming’s delicate ecosystem. The plan, published in February after years of development, was meant to initiate the phased withdrawal of the 21 state run feedgrounds in West

March 12, 2024

UTAH – On Friday, March 8, 2024, five Tribal Nations including the Ute Indian Tribe, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Zuni Tribe, Hopi Tribe, and the Navajo Nation, collaborated with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S.

December 4, 2023

***Sierra Club Staff are on the ground in Dubai.***

***Contact Jonathon Berman for interviews or specific comments on COP28 proceedings***

September 25, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Over the weekend, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Tracy Stone-Manning visited Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument to meet with federal, Tribal, state, and local officials, along with community members to hear their vision for preserving the region’s natural and cultural resources.

September 25, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Representative Raul Ruiz (CA-25) called on President Biden to use his powers under the Antiquities Act to designate Chuckwalla National Monument in the California Desert and protect lands adjacent to Joshua Tree National Park. Ruiz has also introduced legislation to achieve this goal. The effort seeks to protect about 660,000 acres of the California Desert south of Joshua Tree National Park, reaching west from the Coachella Valley region to the east near the Colorado River.

September 6, 2023

SALT LAKE CITY, UTConservation and community groups sued the state of Utah today for its failure to ensure that enough water reaches the Great Salt Lake to prevent ecological collapse.

August 7, 2023

GRAND CANYON, AZ -- Today, the White House announced President Biden would designate Baaj Nwaavjo I'tah Kukveni - Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon National Monument in Arizona as the country’s newest national monument.

July 20, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, the Department of the Interior unveiled a proposed rule to reform the federal onshore oil and gas leasing program. The proposed rule includes significant changes to bonding and royalties, which have long-favored the fossil fuel industry.

June 5, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Sierra Club welcomed Interior Secretary Deb Haaland's Friday announcement of new actions to protect the Greater Chaco region and said it should be part of a new focus on prioritizing conservation on federal public lands. Haaland unveiled a new order withdrawing public lands within a 10-mile radius of Chaco Culture National Historical Park for a period of 20 years. 

25 de abril de 2023

Esta mañana, el Presidente Biden anunció que se presentará a la reelección.

17 de abril de 2023

El gigante petrolero ExxonMobil informó a sus accionistas en una nueva declaración de poder que la compañía no tiene planes de explorar o desarrollar proyectos petrolero o gaseros en el Refugio Ártico Nacional de Alaska.

March 30, 2023

Today, the Biden Administration began the process of crafting new rules that could fundamentally change how the Bureau of Land Management’s mission addresses the climate and biodiversity crises.