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2014-08-26 12:22:57

The Wilderness Act delivers clean water, fresh air, and billions in recreation revenue to local communities through its designations. WASHINGTON, Aug.

2014-06-26 08:21:59

Americans Asked to Share Experiences About Why Nature Matters to Them SAN FRANCISCO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Trust for Public Land, the only national conservation organization

2014-05-09 23:00:29

TWS supports BLM's decision to keep a portion of the canyon closed to motorized use based on the presence of fragile archaeological resources found throughout the area. Denver,

2014-01-08 23:01:34

The Wilderness Society's President Jamie Williams commends business commitment to America's public lands. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 08, 2014

2013-12-19 23:03:15

Wilderness Society annual awards note eight areas of achievement by agency staff. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 In an annual

2011-04-15 10:00:00

Pew report maps 10 national treasures jeopardized by 1872 law WASHINGTON, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Obama administration considers whether to put federal land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park off limits to future mining claims, a report by the Pew Environment Group shows many national parks and landmarks are in jeopardy due to a dramatic increase in gold, uranium and other hardrock claims.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.