Today, President Trump will sign an executive order launching a review of national monuments over 100,000 acres. The review will target 24 monuments designated in the past two decades…

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Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

According to a new report released today by the the Outdoor Industry Association, the outdoor recreation economy accounts for $887 billion in consumer spending each year and 7.6 million American jobs…

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Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

A new analysis from the Center for Western Priorities finds the 17 politicians sponsoring legislation to kill the Bureau of Land Management’s methane waste rule have received contributions totaling nearly $17 million from oil and gas interests…

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Monday, April 24th, 2017

Congress announced the creation of the bicameral, bipartisan Outdoor Recreation Caucuses. The goal is to show “that conservation and growing the outdoor recreation economy are inextricably linked,” Sen. Heinrich said in a statement…

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Friday, April 21st, 2017

The Interior Department announced yesterday that America’s national parks saw a record 331 million visitors in 2016, creating 318,000 jobs and adding $34.9 billion to the U.S. economy….

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Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has directed the Bureau of Land Management to go “back to the drawing board” and review the agency’s outdated land planning process…

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Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Republican state senators in Wyoming appear to have halted efforts to turn over national public lands to the state. Top proponents of the issue said they don’t anticipate any major legislation in the next year…

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Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Americans across the country will explore our 417 national parks this week in celebration of National Parks Week. America’s national parks may be more popular than ever, but face serious threats…

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Monday, April 17th, 2017

Utah officials had extensive conversations with the Department of the Interior before Bears Ears became a national monument. That’s the bottom line from a trove of emails released…

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Friday, April 14th, 2017

A leaked document reveals how the Trump administration plans to turn the Bureau of Land Management into a rubber stamp for oil, gas, and mining companies…

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Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

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America’s monuments under attack

Today, President Trump will sign an executive order launching a review of national monuments over 100,000 acres. The review will target 24 monuments designated in the past two decades…

April 26th, 2017

Outdoor economy climbs to new heights

According to a new report released today by the the Outdoor Industry Association, the outdoor recreation economy accounts for $887 billion in consumer spending each year and 7.6 million American jobs…

April 25th, 2017

The money behind the votes

A new analysis from the Center for Western Priorities finds the 17 politicians sponsoring legislation to kill the Bureau of Land Management’s methane waste rule have received contributions totaling nearly $17 million from oil and gas interests…

April 24th, 2017