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  • 5 Reasons to Protect Northern Nevada

    Local advocates are working in Douglas, Pershing, and Washoe counties in northern Nevada to convince the U.S. Congress to pass public lands legislation that would expand recreational opportunities, conserve wild lands and wildlife habitat, and promote economic development. Here are five reasons that Congress should protect this area. Read More

  • 5 Reasons to Protect Steamboat Creek Watershed

    The Steamboat Creek watershed in the Umpqua National Forest lies a little more than 100 miles south of Eugene, Oregon, and provides clean drinking water, critical wildlife habitat, and world-class fisheries. The Frank Moore Wild Steelhead Sanctuary Designation Act would protect roughly 100,000 acres of land and water in the watershed for future generations to enjoy. Here are five reasons to... Read More

  • 5 Reasons to Expand the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in Southwest Oregon

    In 2000, President Bill Clinton established the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southwestern Oregon, along the California border. It is the only national monument explicitly designated to protect an area of outstanding biological diversity.  In 2011, an independent, interdisciplinary group of scientists evaluated the lands surrounding Cascade-Siskiyou and found that its boundaries... Read More

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