Member Op-Ed: California’s majestic desert must be preserved. This proposal can help.

  As the former superintendent of Joshua Tree National Park — and a 38-year career employee for the National Park Service — I have seen the undeniable benefits that come with conserving our public lands. Nowhere has this become more clear than in the California desert, where conservation efforts have nurtured a growing and sustainable

Coalition Comments on Theodore Roosevelt National Park Livestock Plan

            November 20, 2023 Angie Richman Superintendent Theodore Roosevelt National Park PO Box 7 Medora, ND 58645 Subject: Comments on Theodore Roosevelt National Park Livestock Plan Dear Superintendent Richman: I write to you on behalf of more than 2,500 members of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks (Coalition), who

Coalition Sign on in Opposition to H.R. 6009, the Restoring American Energy Dominance Act

October 25, 2023 Re: House National Resources Committee Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee Hearing on H.R. 6009, the Restoring American Energy Dominance Act Chairman Stauber, Ranking Member Ocasio-Cortez, and members of the House Natural Resources Committee’ Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources: On behalf of the undersigned conservation, climate, and public lands organizations, we write

Coalition Joins Comments on the Wyoming Bureau of Land Management 2024 Second Quarter Competitive Oil & Gas Lease Sale

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY AUDUBON ROCKIES * COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS * FRIENDS OF THE EARTH * MONTANA WILDLIFE FEDERATION * NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION * NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL   November 15, 2023 SUBMITTED VIA E-PLANNING Andrew Archuleta State Director Wyoming Bureau of Land Management 5353 Yellowstone Road Cheyenne, WY 82009 Project Contacts:

Coalition Comments on Upholding Civil Service Protections and Merit System Principles

  November 16, 2023 Office of Personnel Management 1900 E Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20415 Ref:  RIN 320 –AO56 Proposed Rule Upholding Civil Service Protections and Merit System Principles  Dear Office of Personnel Management: The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, the Association of National Park Rangers, and the National Parks Conservation Association submit these

Coalition Joins Comments on Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Draft Resource Management Plan and EIS

Grand Canyon Trust – Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance – The Wilderness Society – Western Watersheds Project – National Parks Conservation Association – Center for Biological Diversity – Project Eleven Hundred – Western Resource Advocates – Conservation Lands Foundation – WildEarth Guardians – Coalition to Protect America’s Parks – Sierra Club Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Draft

Coalition Joins Comments for the Draft Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

  ATTN: GSENM RMP Project Manager  BLM Paria River District  Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument  669 South Highway 89 A, Kanab, UT 84741 November 9, 2023  RE: Public Comments for the Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (DOI-BLM-UT-P010-2022-0006-RMP-EIS)  Dear Adé Nelson, Scott Whitesides and the Resource

Coalition Chair Comments on the Taking of Eagles From Valles Caldera National Preserve For Cultural Purposes

Update | Jemez Pueblo Quickly Given OK To Take Eagles From Valles Caldera National Preserve By Kurt Repanshek – November 8th, 2023 NPT Editor’s note: This updates with comments from Mike Murray, chair of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks. In a move viewed as unprecedented and apparently against agency regulations, National Park Service

Coalition Joins Comments on the Proposed Nebraska Regional Haze State Implementation Plan

  November 8, 2023 Tracy Wharton Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy Legal Division P.O. Box 98922 Lincoln, NE 68509-8922 Re: Conservation Groups’ Comments on the State of Nebraska’s Proposed Regional Haze State Implementation Plan for the Second Implementation Period Dear Ms. Wharton, The National Parks Conservation Association, Sierra Club, and the Coalition to Protect

Coalition Submits Comments on North Cascades N.P Draft Grizzly Bear Restoration Management Plan

  November 8, 2023 Don Striker Superintendent North Cascades National Park Service Complex 810 State Route 20 Sedro Woolley, WA 98284 Subject: Draft Grizzly Bear Restoration Management Plan Dear Superintendent Striker: I write on behalf of more than 2,500 members of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks (Coalition), who collectively represent some 45,000 years

 Coalition Supports Public Meeting Advancing the Expansion of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

  Release Date: November 8, 2023 Media Contact: Emily Thompson, Em************@pr********.org Coalition Supports Public Meeting Advancing the Expansion of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument The USDA Forest Service held a listening session to hear from the local community about efforts to advance the expansion of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. The locally driven

Coalition Joins 48 Environmental Organizations Urging Members to Oppose Amendments to the 2024 House Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act

The Coalition joined 48 environmental organizations in sending the below letter to the House of Representatives urging Members to oppose the following amendments to H.R. 4821, the House Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2024, when they come up for votes. November 2, 2023 U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515

Coalition Opposes the U.S. House of Representatives FY24 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill

 October 31, 2023  Dear Members of Congress,  We, the members of the National Parks Second Century Action Coalition, and friends of the coalition urge you to oppose the U.S. House of Representatives Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) Interior, Environment and Related Agencies appropriations bill. The bill cuts the National Park Service (NPS) budget by $433 million