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Understanding Public Lands and Why They Matter: Part 1
4 weeks ago

Understanding Public Lands and Why They Matter: Part 1

If you’ve been paying any attention to US political news over the last few years, you might have caught glimpses of the occasional headline focused on federally managed public lands.  From …
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Secretary of Interior Recommends Changes to some National Monuments
2 months ago

Secretary of Interior Recommends Changes to some National Monuments

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced Thursday that he will not seek to roll back any of the recently reviewed National Monuments. He has said however that he will press for …
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Good News for Public Lands Advocates as H.R.621 to be Withdrawn
9 months ago

Good News for Public Lands Advocates as H.R.621 to be Withdrawn

In a surprise late-evening Instagram post, U.S. Rep for Utah, Jason Chafffetz, announced his intent to withdraw the controversial “H.R. 621 – Disposal of Excess Federal Lands Act of 2017” …
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Inside Guide to the Best Fall Colors of the West
1 year ago

Inside Guide to the Best Fall Colors of the West

The overnight low at Winter Park, Colorado the other night was 32 degrees.  It won’t take too many more of those chilling temperatures to kick-start the West’s changing of the seasons.  To get …
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