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Taking down the empire by cutting us, the public, out of public lands

The Forest Service is ratcheting up its timber quotas by 45%—levels of timber production our forests haven’t seen in decades - less staff = more mistakes. [...]

October 21, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Losing public accountability, Public Lands, Slide

Murkowski gives Pebble Mine a stern warning with submitted report language

Our relatives have died defending America. Let's unite around conservation and smother attempts to sell our public lands and take away our hunting and fishing rights. [...]

October 8, 2019 Alaska, Clean Water Rule, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Pacific salmon, Public Lands, Slide

Tongass  salmon forest scheduled to become wood chips

Intelligent thought and wisdom went into protecting the Tongass salmon forest with the Roadless Rule. With thoughtlessness, fools will undo it with a pen. [...]

October 7, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Public Lands, Roadless Rule, Slide

A rare California trout species, Paiute cutthroat trout gets new lease

From 2013 to 2015, Silver King Creek and three tributaries were treated with rotenone [fish toxicant, to remove all non-native species. That was the first step. [...]

October 7, 2019 Conservation, Conservation News, Fly Fishing, Public Lands, RECENT, Slide

Young backcountry hunters & anglers reject political labels, survey says

If we can all follow BHA's lead, unite around conservation, we will smother Trump's attempt to destroy public lands and our hunting and fishing heritage. [...]

October 4, 2019 Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Public Lands, Slide

Trump, without hesitation, wants Tongass mined, logged, and developed

It's painful to watch an entire political party standby and let one Nero-like man mangle the environment of a once envied country stripped of its signature. [...]

October 4, 2019 Alaska, High Country News, Public Lands, RECENT, Slide, Trump

What does don’t tread on Public Lands mean?

For now, sportsmen, landowners, and state and federal authorities continue to grapple with thorny questions of ownership and access. Crown grant law is challengeable. [...]

September 25, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Public Lands, Slide, Strung Magazine

Industry News: Ted Koch, Career Federal Resource Manager, Joins BHA Board

Koch seems to believe our inability to communicate the fundamental ideas of public lands, the Endangered Species Act and conservation, in general, are the most significant challenges. [...]

August 14, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Public Lands, Slide

We cannot let the admin divvy up Togiak National Wildlife Refuge among their friends

Currently, the places we hunt, fish, hike, and camp are under daily attack by a sinister political mob. If you do not know that, you're quickly shorn. [...]

August 12, 2019 Alaska, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Public Lands, Slide

Public lands and party lines

William Perry Pendley advocates the privatization of public lands and has ties to a number of notorious anti-public land groups, including the American Lands Council. [...]

July 31, 2019 Conservation, Opinion, Public Lands, RECENT, Slide