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2012-09-19 10:21:58

CARBONDALE, Colo., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Wilderness Land Trust has named Senator Mark Udall the recipient of the Jessica Catto Guardian of Wilderness Award for 2012. An award ceremony will be held at the Aspen Historical Society on Saturday, September 22, as part of The Wilderness Land Trust's 20(th) Anniversary Celebration. "Senator Udall, the senior U.S. Senator from Colorado, has been instrumental in protecting our region's spectacular natural resources...

2012-09-18 02:21:53

GILPIN COUNTY, Colo., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Little Echo Lake, one of the most spectacular high alpine lakes in Colorado, is now owned by the public. So is the trail across it that is now legal access to the James Peak Wilderness and the Continental Divide Trail. The Wilderness Land Trust, Colorado Conservation Trust, and United States Forest Service worked in partnership for four years to acquire the glacial lake and surrounding 318 acres for the James Peak Wilderness, a...

2012-09-08 23:01:43

Should there Be Emergency Exceptions to Wilderness Act Restrictions? Interview with former Congressman Bob Beauprez on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Radio Talk Show. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 Bob Beauprez, former US Congressman for southern Arizona discussed the Tombstone water situation on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water radio talk show on May 15, 2012. Podcasts of the interview may be heard on WorldTalkRadio.com and Sharon Kleyne Hour.com. In the winter of 2011-2012, a...

2012-08-17 23:01:19

Universities commended for their strong commitment to environmental improvements. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 For the sixth year in a row, SIERRA magazine is releasing its annual ranking of the nation´s “Coolest Schools,” a salute to U.S. colleges that are helping solve climate problems and making significant efforts to operate sustainably. While researching the schools that are making a difference for the planet, SIERRA found common among the top 10 major...

2012-08-08 02:22:59

CARBONDALE, Colo., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wilderness Land Trust has ensured protection for one of Colorado's most spectacular federal wilderness areas with the acquisition of a 20-acre private property within the Mount Massive Wilderness Area. Blue Lake, set amidst granite boulders and tundra, was the last privately owned property within the 30,500-acre Mount Massive Wilderness. Located along the crest of the Continental Divide in Lake County, the Mount Massive Wilderness enfolds...

2012-07-03 10:21:44

Feds Urged to Avoid Sensitive Lands, Support Renewable Energy SAN FRANCISCO, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of conservation organizations and a western Colorado county reached a landmark settlement agreement today with federal agencies, including the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service and Department of Energy, requiring the agencies to revise a Bush-era plan creating energy corridors in the West. The agreement, filed in federal court in San Francisco,...

Hunting, Fishing Giving Way To Observation, Outdoor Photography
2012-06-21 08:22:29

Individuals living in the U.S. are becoming increasingly more likely to observe or photograph nature than they are to fish, hunt, or participate in other traditional outdoor activities, the USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS) claims in a recent study. The research, which was prepared as part of the USDA Forest Service's 2010 Resources Planning Act (RPA) Assessment, demonstrated an overall upswing in terms of nature-based activity participation from 2000 to 2009, the...

2012-06-19 10:22:12

Purchase Protects Public Access to Thornburg Canyon Trail and the Headwaters of Carson River CARBONDALE, Colo., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Thornburg Canyon Trail travels over eight miles point to point from Blue Lakes Road at 9,000 feet to the quaint mountain town of Markleeville, CA at 5,500 feet. Along the way, trail users are dazzled by panoramic views of the Mokelumne Wilderness in the Carson Pass and Hope Valley areas, and pass through old growth forest and wet...

2012-06-01 23:03:34

The WMS invites medical professionals interested in Wilderness and Mountain Medicine to the 6th World Congress on Wilderness Medicine in Whistler, BC, Canada, July 13-17, 2012. This conference brings together attendees and world renown experts in the field of Wilderness Medicine for 5 days of plenary and small group sessions, optional hands-on workshops, and 4 preconference workshops in Whistler Village located in British Columbia's Coast Mountains. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 01, 2012...

2012-05-29 14:21:02

DALLAS, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by mango-loving elephants, the first interactive online wilderness community is going live today at www.Safarious.com. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120529/LA15387) Founders Andy Hogg, Michael Lorentz and Clay Knight have created the only free-to-subscribers community that invites both serious wildlife professionals and curious adventurers to connect around a world of experiences in the planet's wildest places. Using inventive...


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Francis Marion National Forest
2014-01-20 10:46:46

The Francis Marion National Forest can be found north of Charleston, South Carolina. It’s named for revolutionary war hero Francis Marion, who was known to the British as the Swamp Fox. It lies completely within the Middle Atlantic coastal forests ecoregion. This national forest is contained completely in the counties of Charleston and Berkeley and is 258,864 acres in size. The forest contains the towns of Huger, Jamestown, McClellanville, and Awendaw. Charleston offers emergency...

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