Campaigns

Westerners expect a balanced approach to managing conservation, recreation, and responsible energy development. The Center for Western Priorities serves the West as a source of accurate information to protect land, water, and local communities. Visit some of our campaign websites.

WINNING THE WEST


Candidates running for public office can win in the West by striking the right balance between public land protections, responsible energy, and outdoor recreation.

RIGGING THE SYSTEM


On U.S. public lands oil and gas companies are calling the shots. Here’s a data-driven look at oil and gas development on U.S. public lands.

AMERICAN PUBLIC LANDS


Our American lands are at risk. A coalition of special interest groups and politicians are looking to dispose of America’s public lands into state and private hands.

MONUMENTS TO AMERICA


They are monuments to America, to our land, to our courage and sacrifice, and to our history. But today, some in Washington want to erase our national monuments.

OUR FAIR SHARE


Oil, gas, and coal from our American lands provide an important source of public revenue. But outdated policies are shortchanging taxpayers.

BUNDY'S BUDDIES


A fringe group of politicians agree with outlaw rancher Cliven Bundy’s belief that American public lands should be turned over to Western states. Here they are.

U-TURN UTAH


Utah's leaders need to make a U-turn from a reckless anti-public lands path that is hurting the state's recreation economy.