In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, we talk with Clayton Elliott, executive director of Montana Conservation Voters, and Jessica Goad, communications director at Conservation Colorado, about their priorities as state legislatures convene across the West. Learn more in CWP’s 2017 Western States Legislative Brief. We always welcome feedback about the show at podcast@westernpriorities.org. […]

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Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

In this episode, we talk to hunter, TV host, and public lands activist Randy Newberg. Other links mentioned on the show: Fresh Tracks Hunt Talk Radio The 80-year history of efforts to protect Bears Ears More on Bears Ears and Gold Butte National Monuments Host/producer: Aaron Weiss Music: Purple Planet

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Thursday, December 29th, 2016

In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, we talk to the Center for American Progress’s Matt Lee-Ashley and Jenny Rowland about President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet choices, including Rep. Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary. Read more of Jenny’s work on ThinkProgress. Producer/Host: Aaron Weiss Music: Purple Planet

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Friday, December 16th, 2016

In our third episode of Go West, Young Podcast, we talk to former U.S. Senator Mark Udall about his thousand-mile trek through the Four Corners region, and why he’s such a vocal supporter of national monument designations for Bears Ears and the Greater Grand Canyon. Links: Still time for President Obama to save Bears Ears, […]

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Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Listen to Episode 2 of Go West, Young Podcast to learn what a Trump administration may mean to your public lands.

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Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Welcome to Go West, Young Podcast! In our first episode, we talk to: Jarvis Kennedy, Burns Paiute Tribal Council member, about the acquittal of Ammon Bundy and his co-defendants in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge takeover Brian Gottlieb, managing director at Purple Insights, about CWP’s Winning the West swing state polls Follow along with the topline results from each state: […]

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Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Coming soon from the Center for Western Priorities: a podcast all about your public lands. Our episode 1 guests: Brian Gottlieb, Purple Insights Jarvis Kennedy, Burns Paiute tribe Join us as we discuss the Bundy verdict, what’s next for the Burns Paiute tribe after the trial, and how Democrats and Republicans view our public lands […]

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Friday, October 28th, 2016

Today's Latest

Last chance for Bears Ears

There’s one day left to submit public comments in support of Bears Ears National Monument. Bears Ears received a far shorter comment window (just 15 days) than other national monuments under “review” for reduction or outright elimination…

May 25th, 2017

Budget breakdown

President Trump’s proposed FY 2018 budget includes deep cuts to the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, putting Western communities that rely on U.S. public lands for their livelihoods in the cross-hairs…

May 24th, 2017

The numbers are in

Today, President Trump plans to unveil his 2018 proposed budget, which is expected to tilt the scale toward special interests instead of the American people…

May 23rd, 2017