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Big Cypress ORV Plan Triggers Lawsuit Threat

Big Cypress ORV Plan Triggers Lawsuit Threat Proposed Trail Network Poses Threat to Florida Panther and Other Protected Species Washington, DC — The first step in a legal challenge was filed today against a plan to give off-road vehicles (ORV) access to 146,000-acre...

Teresa Chambers Restored as Chief of the U.S. Park Police

Teresa Chambers Restored as Chief of the U.S. Park Police Resounding Legal Victory Appears to Finally Resolve 7-Year Whistleblower Case Washington, DC — A federal appeals board today issued a definitive ruling restoring Teresa Chambers as Chief of the U.S. Park Police...

Wilderness Vanishing Act in Big Cypress

Wilderness Vanishing Act in Big Cypress Converting 40,000 Wilderness-Suitable Acres to ORV Trails Violates Law and Policy Washington, DC — In one of the most contrived moves in recent memory by a land management agency, the National Park Service has reclassified...

Park Service Reneges on Mojave Desert Tortoise Safeguard

Park Service Reneges on Mojave Desert Tortoise Safeguard Director Jarvis Waives National Management Policy Requiring Hunting Rules Washington, DC — Reversing more than a decade of commitments to shield endangered desert tortoises from vandalism and other threats posed...

Bid to Carve Tribal Park out of Redwood National Park

Bid to Carve Tribal Park out of Redwood National Park Yurok Tribe Push Legislation to Take Over Scenic Park, Forest & Sanctuary Lands Washington, DC — An Indian tribe is seeking federal backing for legislation transferring portions of Redwood National Park, Six...