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Colorado group wants to protect public lands from overcrowding impacts

Colorado group wants to protect public lands from overcrowding impacts

Surging visitation to Colorado's public lands, fueled by booming population growth along the Front Range, is ...
Project 2025 would devastate America’s public lands

Project 2025 would devastate America’s public lands

STATEMENT: Biden administration shows how to carefully use public lands for affordable housing

STATEMENT: Biden administration shows how to carefully use public lands for affordable housing

The West has an affordable housing crisis. Can public land help?

The West has an affordable housing crisis. Can public land help?

How an Instagram ‘joke’ turned into an outdoor LGBTQ community

How an Instagram ‘joke’ turned into an outdoor LGBTQ community

2024 Western States Legislative Wrap-up

2024 Western States Legislative Wrap-up

Reporter Murphy Woodhouse on the future of wildfire season

Reporter Murphy Woodhouse on the future of wildfire season

2024 State Legislative Debrief: Colorado

2024 State Legislative Debrief: Colorado

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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.