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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

Video: Why Patagonia is fighting for public lands

Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia's founder, is standing up for our public lands. Stand with him. Text DEFEND to 52886 by August 24. [...]

August 24, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Listen to the sound of reason

An excerpt of Wallace Stegner’s famous “Wilderness Letter” by Alexander Atkins. It foreshadows the importance of Public Lands. [...]

August 22, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Why we need to fight for Public Lands

A scheme of selling public lands is an old one. Carnival barkers hoodwink us with “take back” (anything, especially if it’s not theirs) [...]

May 25, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Together, against the mines, we can make a difference…

The solution to the challenges facing native fish can be found at the confluence of empowered and passionate local communities and the best available science [...]

May 17, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide