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Lawmakers are working to privatize American wildlands. Once sold, they’re gone forever. #OurWild

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These days it's nice to know a sliver of tranquility exists out there. Let's not allow Congress and Trump to ruin it with their designs for oil drilling.
CLICK THE LINK IN OUR PROFILE TO TELL YOUR SENATORS to protect the Arctic Refuge. #ProtectTheArctic

Arctic Refuge footage courtesy of @florianschulzvisuals.

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"Love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries." -Jimmy Carter. Photo by @wcebron via #OurWild.

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"A civilization which destroys what little remains of the wild, the spare, the original, is cutting itself off from its origins and the principle of civilization itself." -Edward Abbey. Photo from @mzjjs (PC: @violamasta) via #OurWild.

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Leaf peepers in Shenandoah National Park. Photo by @rosieladyblue via #OurWild.

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Happy equinox! Photo by @mountainjacks via #OurWild.

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Photo by @gagat_goes_adventuring via #OurWild.

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Changing seasons in Colorado's Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness. Photo by @jrryoung via #OurWild.

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Fall is in the airΒ πŸ‚Β Photo by @jessica.missun via #OurWild.

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Just a few days ago, it was revealed that the Trump administration wants to roll back protections for 10 national monument landscapes.
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But these aren't the only public lands at risk. Explore 15 wild landscapes threatened by of drilling and mining by clicking the link in our profile.
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Photos: @florianschulzphoto, @mcummingsphoto, @huntphotos, @kathylich, Jim Brett and ksteryous, flickr.

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BREAKING: The Trump administration is making an egregious recommendation to reduce protections for ten national monuments. Click the link in our profile to learn more.

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"Come forth into the light of things. Let Nature be your teacher." -William Wordsworth. Photo by @lanajankovic via #OurWild.

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"Like a great poet, Nature produces the greatest results with the simplest means." -Heinrich Heine. Photo by @benschedler via #OurWild.

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Jump for joy, it's the weekend! Photo by @emberbristol via #OurWild.

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Evening light on the Blue Ridge Parkway. πŸŒ„ Photo by @rosieladyblue via #OurWild.

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"I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees." -Henry David Thoreau. Photo by @im_nicolemarie via #OurWild.

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Best view in the house. Photo by @ashleeeeeyann via #OurWild.

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Ancient contours of Badlands National Park. Photo by @chrisbarnardlandscapes via #OurWild.

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On the trail in Alaska's Chugach State Park. Photo by @kevinsaechao via #OurWild.

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Reflections of California's Crystal Crag. Photo by @noel_russ via #OurWild.

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Looking down the Subway in Zion National Park. Photo by @jamesborsje via #OurWild.

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Climbing in Colorado's Sangre de Cristo Wilderness. Photo by @kristenmohror via #OurWild.

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Paddling in Glacier National Park. Photo by @restlesscuriosity via #OurWild.

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Soaking up the views in Virginia'sΒ Grayson Highlands State Park. Photo by @rosieladyblue via #OurWild.

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Autumn is just around the corner...Β πŸ‚Β Photo by @hall.jeff via #OurWild.

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Paddling Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Photo by @mattguiang via #OurWild.

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Living on the edge in Acadia National Park. Photo by @deyraphoto.adventures via #OurWild.

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Summit views from Mount Grinnell in Glacier National Park. Photo by @emilyhallemily via #OurWild.

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Rock-hopping atop Whiteface Mountain in New York's Adirondack Mountains. Photo by @createnplate via #OurWild.

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"Sometimes we're all too quick to countdown the days, that we forget to make the days count. So we should all try to stop, take a breath, and enjoy the moment." [email protected] via #OurWild.

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Bouldering in Colorado's Uncompahgre Wilderness. Photo by @shushagen via #OurWild.

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