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.
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:
During day-long celebrations in the Olympic Wilderness area renamed for him, more than 200 people gathered with former U.S. Senator and Governor Daniel J. Evans to honor his conservation legacy on Friday, August 18.