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House passes huge outdoor recreation bill

House passes huge outdoor recreation bill

The House on Tuesday approved the EXPLORE Act, a bipartisan bill that increases access to public lands and boosts ...
Statement on the Bureau of Land Management’s Final Renewable Energy Rule

Statement on the Bureau of Land Management’s Final Renewable Energy Rule

Redline: Everything the Heritage Foundation gets wrong about national monuments and the Antiquities Act

Redline: Everything the Heritage Foundation gets wrong about national monuments and the Antiquities Act

Statement on final mineral withdrawal to protect Colorado’s Thompson Divide

Statement on final mineral withdrawal to protect Colorado’s Thompson Divide

Report: Which Western states are leading and lagging in protecting public lands?

Report: Which Western states are leading and lagging in protecting public lands?

2024 State Legislative Debrief: Utah

2024 State Legislative Debrief: Utah

Talking public lands extremism with Betsy Gaines Quammen

Talking public lands extremism with Betsy Gaines Quammen

Statement on final Bureau of Land Management rule to curb methane waste

Statement on final Bureau of Land Management rule to curb methane waste

Statement on Bureau of Land Management’s new sage-grouse plan

Statement on Bureau of Land Management’s new sage-grouse plan

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National public lands—from the stunning red cliffs of Utah’s national parks and monuments to the soaring peaks of Montana’s national forests—are part of our identity as Westerners and Americans. The future of the West depends on a thoughtful balance of uses: access for outdoor recreation, common sense energy development, and protection for the region’s most remarkable places.