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Photographer retraces Bob Marshall's wilderness trek

...pretty incredible."On one "day hike" alone, Marshall scaled three mountains.Marshall, the co-founder of the Wilderness Society, was an early crusader for wilderness protections.The Bob Marshall Wilderness is named after him.He was 28...
In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy

...but we are really disappointed with this decision," said Nicole Whittington-Evans, Alaska director for The Wilderness Society. "This is a point where we disagree."For many Alaskans, though, the issue comes down to dollars and cents...

...California. The Blythe Mesa plant is expected to produce enough renewable energy to power more than 145,000 homes.The Wilderness Society's Chase Huntley called the project a good example "of how we can meet our clean energy goals with limited impact...
Senate passes capital budget

...according to information provided by the Legislative Finance Division.Lois Epstein, Arctic program director for The Wilderness Society, said in a statement that it was now up to the House to "show real fiscal restraint" and eliminate continued...
Packrafting sees boom in popularity

...adventurers to float wilderness rivers without needing a pack string to carry a full-sized raft, said Jared White, the Wilderness Society's regional communications manager in Bozeman."I just seems like it's been the best new invention/technology...
Energy report predicts ANWR oil would cut U.S. need only slightly

...would drop to 60 percent if ANWR is tapped. The difference is insignificant, said Pete Rafle, a spokesman for The Wilderness Society. ''We think it really puts a fine point on the argument that we've been making all along, that Senator Murkowski's...
Article appreciated

...the reasons for designating wilderness. A recent study by the Wilderness Society actually quantified these values and found that the Chugach...additional accomplishments 100 years from now. Karen Hardigg The Wilderness Society Anchorage
Water, gas still flowing from blowout

...pockets of gas," said Pamela Miller of the Northern Alaska Environmental Center in Fairbanks. Lois Epstein of The Wilderness Society in Anchorage said the well was drilled by an experienced company whose plans were reviewed by the Alaska Oil and...
New management plan for NPR-A

...from 8.3 million acres to 13.35 million acres.Nicole Whittington-Evans, Alaska regional director for The Wilderness Society, said Peard Bay is important for its wetlands and waterfowl habitat. The entire coast is habitat for threated...
Commission mulls tough new fracking regs

...a voluntary website used for disclosure by industry.However, Lois Epstein, Arctic programs director for The Wilderness Society, urged the commission to require full disclosure and not to rely on fracfocus. "There is limited data submitted...


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