As 2017 began, within days it became clear that wild places on federal lands were going to be attacked on two fronts. The new Republican led Congress wasted little time in targeting regulations and facilitating legislative strategy to weaken protections for or dispose of federal lands. The Trump administration has also signaled that the next four years will require vigilance and sustained advocacy if we are to keep existing protections for our wild lands and waters.
In JUST 10 weeks Congress has already introduced more than a dozen attacks on our public lands and environment. With such an overwhelming influx you probably don’t have time to follow them all so we created an easy guide to understand what’s being proposed and how you can stand up for our wild places and environment at this critical time.