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Public Lands: Beware of politicians bearing maps

Follow the money. What you’ll find is a multi-level, nationwide effort to liquidate our public lands. If that strikes you as a bad idea, then do something about it. [...]

April 12, 2017 RECENT, Slide

News: President Obama Signs Outdoor REC Act into Law

Given the McMorris Rodgers’ nomination as Interior Secretary, President-elect Trump, paradoxically, voiced support for maintaining fishing and hunting on public lands. Go figure? [...]

December 12, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Public Lands Series: Denying public access is getting scary

Each state has the right to define such laws, and while some have governed in favor of their citizens, others favor their waterfront landowners. [...]

August 12, 2016 Public Lands Series, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Bulis, Koch Join National Board of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers

Hunters and fishermen in 11 Western states depend on public lands for all or part of their outdoor experience. Outdoor recreation supports $646 billion in revenue and 6.1 million jobs annually [...]

June 3, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

News: An impactful outdoor editor, Scott Willoughby, is rudely dismissed

The Denver Post's current outdoor writer, Scott Willoughby, lost his job this week unceremoniously -- the paper's classless editors wouldn't even publish his last column [...]

August 31, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Opinion: We humans sometimes get it ’bass ackward’

The fishing industry contributes to the problem, since taking the largest fish is of greater short-term benefit than the smaller ones for obvious reasons. [...]

August 27, 2015 Opinion, RECENT, Slide

News: More on the states’ land grabs

Outdoor recreation contributes more than $34.5 billion in annual economic activity and creates 313,000 jobs in Colorado. [...]

March 2, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

News: States’ rights and Sportmen’s Act don’t mix

The Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 includes a broad array of bipartisan measures to enhance opportunities for hunters, anglers, outdoor enthusiasts [...]

February 9, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Undercurrent: Transfer of public lands to states may spell disaster

The speakers were united in urging sportsmen to actively oppose efforts to transfer ownership of federal public lands to Western states... [...]

January 27, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: Good news/bad news – White House gives Bristol Bay some protections

The president announced a ban on future oil and gas drilling in Bristol Bay. This does not, however, apply to minerals mining, and will not effect hotly contested plans for Pebble Mine. [...]

December 18, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide