Posts Categorized: Habitat Conservation

Bighorn sheep, © Byron Hukee

Cutting up the California Desert »

Finding appropriate places to develop large-scale solar energy projects is not an easy task. The BLM’s solar energy program was just the first step toward developing an approach to zoning public lands for development while ensuring that habitats and wildlife are protected.

Rim Fire, © Mike McMillan/USFS

Summer: A Season for Fun–and Fire »

Though small, frequent fires during wildfire season are usually good, large, uncharacteristic wildfires can be bad for native wildlife habitat. There are three major reasons that wildfires are such a problem right now.

oil in water, © Bill M. Campbell

Black Waters »

This most recent spill is yet another tragic example of why our nation’s aging infrastructure and dependence on an outdated fossil fuel-based economy simply cannot support a healthy, thriving environment for people or wildlife.