A conversation with Luis Benitez, director of the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office. Links mentioned in the show: Headwaters Economics, Federal Lands in the West: Liability or Asset? The history of “This Land is Your Land“

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Friday, February 24th, 2017

An interview with pollsters Lori Weigel and Dave Metz about the 2017 Conservation in the West Poll from the Colorado College State of the Rockies Project. Full poll results Poll highlights Host/Producer: Aaron Weiss Music: Purple Planet

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Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

This episode features an exit interview with outgoing Deputy Secretary of the Interior Mike Connor, on President Obama’s conservation legacy and the early days of the Trump administration. Feedback: podcast@westernpriorities.org Host: Aaron Weiss Music: Purple Planet

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Thursday, January 26th, 2017

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

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Zinke doubles down

At Tuesday’s budget hearing, Secretary Zinke had few answers for senators who asked about his proposed $400 million in cuts to national parks and $370 million in cuts at the Bureau of Indian Affairs…

June 21st, 2017

Ready to defend Bears Ears

With Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommending President Trump take the unprecedented and likely illegal step of drastically shrinking the monument’s boundary, attorneys with the Native American Rights Fund are preparing to take legal action…

June 20th, 2017

Patagonia’s CEO gets ready to sue

Rose Marcario is on the offensive. The CEO of outdoor clothing giant Patagonia is preparing to lead the corporate resistance against President Trump’s anti-public lands agenda…

June 19th, 2017