State Trust Lands in the West

State Trust Lands in the West

42 million acres of western state trust lands are an important public resource. Trust land managers uphold the fiduciary purpose of these lands for the designated beneficiaries—primarily K-12 public schools—and ensure the long-term sustainability of the trust. Read the 2015 report on State Trust Lands in the West, which describes the history and current uses for State Trust Lands’  income.

Final U.S. plan leaves wolves in trouble

Final U.S. plan leaves wolves in trouble

Under court order, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released its final version of the Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan in late November. Most of the 100,000 comments they received were concerned with the low number of wolves allowed in the plan and the declining genetic diversity of the wild population. Unfortunately, this plan fails to adequately address those concerns.

Connecting People to Nearby Nature: Albuquerque

Connecting People to Nearby Nature: Albuquerque

The Sierra Club is expanding its work to connect people to nature through a number of local projects. The projects span the country and focus on breaking down barriers that prevent people from experiencing the outdoors. The new partnership projects are a continuation of the Sierra Club’s work to increase equitable access to nature, and to get more people unplugged and outside.

Meet Cecilia Chávez Beltrán and Camilla Feibelman who are leading Sierra Club’s efforts in Albuquerque to connect people to nearby nature.