Biden admin makes historic progress in honor of Earth Day 2024

Creek fringed by trees rushes into the distance toward rocky buttes

Aravaipa Canyon Wilderness, Arizona

Bob Wick, BLM, Flickr

Combined actions build a holistic approach to confronting climate and biodiversity crises

The Biden administration has set a tremendous new benchmark this month leading up to Earth Day, taking a series of actions that have made major waves in public lands management, building toward a future where communities and nature are protected while public lands support a renewable energy revolution.

Here’s a quick round-up of the highlights:

If you still aren’t impressed, just know that this is only a brief, incomplete summary of the actions that have been or will be taken this month. There’s no question these actions were spurred by the voices of fierce advocates of all stripes rallying for change. This month’s events are an important reminder that we can affect meaningful change. The work doesn’t end here—and even bigger victories lie ahead.