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  • Silver state gets a little wilder

    A new bill designates 450,000 acres of wilderness in Nevada, but makes it easier for Las Vegas to grow by withdrawing other land from wilderness consideration

  • The wild card

    As the Wilderness Act nears its 40th birthday, it takes a new kind of wheeling and dealing to protect wild lands, and there’s no better place to see the new face of the movement than Las Vegas, Nev.

  • Pure and simple, wilderness is not

    Wilderness has never been as simple a thing as it seems in our dreams, and in these days it’s up to all of us to work together – and often compromise – on legislation.

  • Utah wilderness goes coast-to-coast

    Utah's environmental groups sound a nationwide alarm to stop a Utah wilderness bill they describe as "disastrous."

  • North Dakota may get a wilderness

    North Dakota Gov. Ed Schafer endorses portions of Sierra Club plan to establish wilderness.

  • Regional wilderness bill gets a hearing

    Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA), which would establish wilderness in five Western states, has little chance of passing.

  • Idaho wilderness bill fails

    Idaho wilderness bill is shelved.

  • A wilderness proposal for Colorado

    Conservation groups propose designation of 48 new wilderness areas in Colorado.

  • Wilderness Act at 30

    The Wilderness Act Handbook is reissued by The Wilderness Society.

  • Colorado is likely to get a so-so wilderness bill

    A Colorado wilderness bill abandons the 1964 Wilderness Act and compromises on water rights.

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