For these new national monuments to be more than just lines on a map, adjacent towns, and their diverse communities, must be involved in the planning process.
Omitting mention of Jews from Holocaust Remembrance Day is Holocaust denial.
If you're a Jew from New York, try living in rural Tennessee, or western North Dakota. I assure you that the recent rise in anti-Semitism wouldn't be such a great surprise.
Tim Kaine referenced a poem before Hillary Clinton's concession speach. It was a poem that helped me get through my difficult childhood and may give solace to anyone concerned about the direction America is taking.
Enjoying and protecting public lands is everyone's responsibility, including the growing LGBT community here in the desert.
Our federal public land agencies aren't known for their diversity, whether among visitors or employees. So this effort to reach out to Latinos is something worth noting and replicating.
I received a reminder of urban biodiversity and its importance yesterday while visiting one of my favorite places in the Bay Area, the San Francisco Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park.
I never thought I would say this, but I need to get a native plant guide for New York City. The expanding parks of the Big Apple are becoming a refuge for native flora.
When you are prone to despair over the seemingly endless environmental disasters our species has caused, think about the northern elephant seal and its return from near extinction.
The oil boom in western North Dakota is having profound and negative impacts on the place where Theodore Roosevelt formed his ideas on conservation.