LAND CONSERVATION

President Obama officially designates three new National Monuments: public lands the “birthright of all Americans.”

E&E News, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post

LAND CONSERVATION

Op-ed: public lands should be protected “with all the vigor of┬ápeople entrusted with something precious.”

Durango Herald

LAND CONSERVATION

In Moab, county commission supports BLM’s Master Leasing Plan for the area, reversing its previous opposition.

Moab Sun

ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

Seeking to get coal to Asian markets, Wyoming considers financing a Northwest shipping port.

Casper Star-Tribune, E&E News

LAND CONSERVATION

Utah state senator’s bill aims to settle the land seizure question once and for all.

High Country News

LAND CONSERVATION

Obama Administration: fourth graders – and their families – get free National Parks entry next fall.

USA Today, TIME

Written by on Friday, February 20th, 2015