The Coalition has joined 150 other organizations in writing Congress to oppose S. 2877 and H.R. 1349, bills that would amend the Wilderness Act to allow the use of mountain bikes in designated Wilderness. Click “Read More” to see the joint letter.
Hundreds of Coalition members called on Sec. Zinke to renew his support for LWCF before the program’s current authorization expires on September 30th. Click “read more” to see the letter.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) is proposing revisions to its regulations that allow hunting of gray wolves in the vicinity of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Click “Read More” to see the Coalition’s comment letter to WGFD.
Under questionable new guidance, BLM plans to issue an environmental assessment (EA) for an oil and gas lease sale near Carlsbad Caverns NP without inviting public comment on the EA. The Coalition has joined other groups in writing to New Mexico’s U.S. Senators requesting their help in securing a public comment period. Click “Read More” to see the letter.
The Coalition has partnered with the National Parks Conservation Association and the Appalachian Mountain Club to prepare comments which strongly oppose the Environmental Protections Agency’s proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) rule. Click “Read More” to see the letter.
165 Coalition members have signed a letter to Governor Matt Mead expressing strong concerns about Wyoming’s planned grizzly bear hunt while litigation is underway challenging the removal of the Greater Yellowstone grizzly population from Endangered Species Act protections. Click “Read More” to see the letter.
Over 200 members of the Coalition have signed a letter to NPS Intermountain Regional Director Sue Masica urging her to reconsider portions of a proposed rule for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area that would open over 200 miles of park roads to non-street legal off-highway vehicle (OHV) use. Click “Read More” to see the letter.
While lawsuits challenge the removal of Yellowstone grizzly bears from protection under the Endangered Species Act, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) has proposed a recreational hunt near Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks that could kill as many as 24 of the iconic species during the fall 2018 hunting season. Click “Read More” to see the Coalition’s comments to WGFD opposing the hunt.
Five months after President Trump reduced the size of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by half and broke the monument into four smaller units, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has started preparing a management plan for what remains of the national monument. Click “Read More” to see scoping comments submitted to BLM by the Coalition and NPCA.
The National Park Service has issued a proposed rule that, among other things, would open over 200 miles of park roads at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area to non-street legal off-highway vehicle (OHV) use. Click “Read More” to see the Coalition’s comments on the proposed rule.