Cecil Andrus, former Idaho Governor and Secretary of the Interior has passed away. The following statement is from Wilderness Society president, Jamie Williams:
The parks recommended for reduced protection reportedly include Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments and Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.
The following statement was released by Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society, in the wake of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s failure to release any specific recommendations regarding President Trump’s order to “review” lands protected as national monuments.
New analysis finds that 99.2% of the millions of public comments submitted about Bears Ears National Monument and other parks oppose the executive order that placed them under scrutiny.
The following statement was released by Jamie Williams, president of The Wilderness Society, on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s comments today that he will recommend to the Trump Administration alterations to national monuments across the United States:
[ New Forest Service Chief Tony Tooke should continue Chief Tidwell’s collaborative legacy on forests ]
“The Wilderness Society congratulates Tony Tooke on his selection to become the new Chief of the U.S.