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Why the National Park advisory board imploded

The Trump administration’s anti-conservation campaign is succeeding in taking away our public lands one park, and one Zinke, Pruitt, Perry, congressperson capitulation at a time [...]

January 26, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

They got us where they want us – check mate

Clean air, safe drinking water, wildlife and wild places and public lands are a big part of why America is great - and once they're gone, they're gone for good. [...]

January 18, 2018 RECENT, Slide

When is an environmentalist not a conservationist?

Property rights, clean air and water, forest management, public lands, energy, and natural resource development are all political footballs. Responsible governance nowhere in sight [...]

January 16, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

So, is “Keep out. No trespassing!” better for you?

We are politically corrupt if we do not see the land as a community to which we belong. Respecting the land, clean air, and water is the future of humankind. [...]

December 21, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Opinion: My American friends

My American friends want to hunt, fish, hike, kayak, canoe, camp and visit their National Parks and public lands free from the fear of special interest interference [...]

November 6, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Dismantling America: One park, one Bristol Bay, and one monument at a time

Politicians must become willing to see their role as representing one umbrella nation within a democracy of parties. Currently, they see themselves as belonging to a single, fearful tribe [...]

October 17, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: A land heist is in progress. Call who?

This planned abandonment of responsibility by the Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, will have enormous and lasting economic, cultural, conservation, and preservation consequences [...]

September 29, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Opinion: Why so quietly give up “Best Idea Ever?”

Forgetful of the future, the current administration has surrendered us all to its present state of mind... extermination of the public lands, rather than attempt the difficult - thankless job of conservation [...]

September 21, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

It’s time to do more than just “Keep It Public”

By handing states management authority, national public lands would be managed like school trust lands, where profit is king... [...]

September 5, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Anglers, in part, shoulder blame for attack on public lands

Populism has always failed, but it always sells. Hunters and anglers, the hook & bullet folks, voted against their best interests, again [...]

August 28, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide