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By Lenny Bernstein, The Washington Post March 4, 2014 Congress approved its first wilderness bill since 2009 on Tuesday when the House voted unanimously to protect 32,500 acres of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan. The Senate approved the bill, sponsored by Rep…..
New polling shows wide public support for transferring Valles Caldera National Preserve to National Park Service
Research and Polling survey shows NPS designation favored 5-to-1 (ALBUQUERQUE) – A new poll by the nonpartisan Research and Polling Inc. of New Mexico shows wide public support for transferring management of Valles Caldera National Preserve to the National Park Service, making it the nation’s….
By Sandra Noll and Erv Nichols Have you ever imagined climbing into a machine, spinning some dials and transporting yourself into the past? Most people have thought of time travel but, in a proposed wilderness area near Las Cruces, it seemed real to us. Hearing….
Last week, the New Mexico state Senate passed a memorial recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. NM Wild Executive Director Mark Allison served as an expert witness on the Senate floor. Learn more about this and more in this week’s Wilderness Weekly! Read….