With Covid cases hitting all-time highs, the nonprofit is still urging thru-hikers to stay home.
After years of demonstrations and congressional battles, the sale of oil drilling leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge finally went ahead on January 6—and almost no one bit.
A new initiative launching this week seeks to create a program to fund outdoor recreational and educational activities for underserved youth around the United States.
Fewer than 4 percent of people who apply for a permit to hike The Wave will get one. A new rule change from the Bureau of Land Management would triple that number—but environmental groups warn it could come at the expense of the scenery itself.
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After years of slashed environmental regulations, the United States’ public lands need a friend—and hundreds of U.S. representatives, tribal leaders, and even celebrities think Rep. Deb Haaland could be it.
Hiking the Appalachian Trail with four kids is tough; figuring out how to do it safely and legally in a pandemic year might seem insurmountably so. But for Olen and Danae Netteburg, two physicians who have spent the last decade working in Chad, it was just another challenge.
Why do we still run our public lands like it’s 1920?