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Outdoor Gear Show Folds Its Tents Over Utah's Attacks On Public Lands

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics

The state of Utah just let a very big fish off its hook. After months of sparring with Utah politicians over their repeated attacks on public land pro...

Now More Than Ever We Need to Protect Our Public Lands

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 02.14.2017 | Green
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Nathan Vink UCF Forum columnist I spent nearly a year of my life walking within the borders of what is now designated as the Bears Ears National M...

'Even Forests and National Parks Are Racist?!' Not!

Audrey Peterman | Posted 01.09.2017 | Green
Audrey Peterman

As an immigrant from Jamaica, I yearned for the experience of Hope Gardens on Sundays, or Sunday afternoon drives when "Brother Reggie" piled all the ...

In The Weeks Before Trump Takes Office, Obama's Mad Dash To Save Public Lands

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.27.2016 | Green

With less than two months before he has to vacate the White House, handing over the keys to a successor who has vowed to open more federal lands and w...

Critics of Public Lands Want to Roll Back Land Protection

Will Rogers | Posted 11.21.2016 | Green
Will Rogers

Well, that didn't take long. Just one day after returning from the November election, a congressional committee held a hearing to discuss transferrin...

Malheur Verdict: A Bird of Ill Omen for America's Public Lands

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 10.28.2016 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

Unbelievable. Shocked. Stunned. Deeply Disappointed. These were my thoughts and emotions as I learned that an Oregon jury returned the verdict of "not...

Rethinking Trapping And Public Lands

Eric Uhlfelder | Posted 10.14.2016 | Green
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Eric Uhlfelder

If the initiative passes, this is a big deal, not only because Montana has a lot of public lands--one third of the state or 50,000 square miles--and a long trapping tradition, but it will punctuate the growing shift to keeping state public lands safer for everybody.

Sportsmen to Candidates: Stand up for Public Lands

Brian Kurzel | Posted 09.15.2016 | Green
Brian Kurzel

In an election season marked by deep divisions, the National Wildlife Federation and 41 other sportsmen's organizations have a suggestion for finding ...

'Green News Report' - September 15, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.15.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: New analysis finds Dakota Access pipeline fails Obama's climate test; U.S...

This Land is Your Land

Chris Wood | Posted 09.14.2016 | Green
Chris Wood

In September, TU will be feeding you a heavy dose of stories about public lands. From the Golden Trout wilderness in California to the Green Mountains...

'Green News Report' - September 13, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.13.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama Administration steps in to support Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and te...

'Green News Report' - September 8, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.08.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Major earthquake rattles Oklahoma, linked to fracking; Violent confrontat...

'Green News Report' - September 1, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.01.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: President Obama urges climate action from Tahoe to Hawaii to Midway to hi...

'Green News Report' - August 30, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.30.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe takes a stand against massive new oil pipeline ...

'Green News Report' - August 25, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.26.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: More than 300 dead, 6 million displaced by flooding in India; President O...

USAGov's 11 National Parks You Can't Miss in 2016

USA.gov | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel
USA.gov

Time flies whether you're inside or outside. On August 25, the National Park Service turns 100 and the celebrations are a century in the making. In fa...

U.S. Olympians Make Their Case For Preserving Public Lands

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.20.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Olympians who train on U.S. public lands are speaking out on why they want and need these open spaces preserved. The initiative, dubbe...

Keep Public Lands Public -- And the Wildlife They Protect!

Dan Ashe | Posted 08.05.2016 | Green
Dan Ashe

Woody Guthrie captured something essential about our nation when he penned the classic American song, “This Land is Your Land” more than 75 years ...

Sorry Republicans, Donald Trump Doesn't Want To Sell Off Public Lands

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics

CLEVELAND ― Among the more controversial and least discussed portions of the Republican Party platform is the GOP’s position that federal lands ...

'Green News Report' - July 14, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.14.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Porn is dirty, but coal is clean, says the Republican Party platform; Sen...

Stonewall National Monument - Celebrating Love Over Hate

Dan Chu | Posted 07.05.2016 | Green
Dan Chu

On Monday, my teenage daughter and I attended a powerful dedication of our nation's newest addition to the National Park System, the Stonewall Nationa...

'Green News Report' - June 21, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.21.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: OUR 700TH EPISODE!!! Heat wave shatters records across the Southwest, as ...

Places To Heal

Michael Brune | Posted 06.17.2016 | Green
Michael Brune

This Father's Day weekend, President Obama and his family plan to visit Yosemite National Park to get an early start on celebrating the 100th birthday of the National Park Service, which officially happens in August.

The True Cost of Anti-Government Extremism

Ann Morgan | Posted 06.10.2016 | Green
Ann Morgan

On June 15th, House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) will hold a forum on public lands. The forum will examine the emergence of anti-government threats to parks, forests, wildlife refuges, historic sites and recreation lands across America.

Bishop's Brand of Public Lands Bashing Won't Fly in Maine

Michael Conathan | Posted 05.31.2016 | Green
Michael Conathan

In America's West, vast national forests are owned by and open to the public. By comparison, in many parts of the Northeast, the closest many folks get to wilderness is the median strip of Interstate 95. As a result, Northeast residents like myself fiercely protect our ability to use and enjoy the forests, lakes, and coastlines to which access still exists.