All posts tagged "public lands"

  • DON’T MISS: Fête for Public Lands

    Three artist advocates will present on conservation, recreation and keeping public lands in public hands. JACKSON HOLE, WY — Wild lands run through Jenni Lowe-Anker’s veins. The fourth-generation Montanan spent all of her weekends and vacations on...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Crowd Control

    How soaring park visitation could rescue public lands. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Increased visitation to national parks is straining federal public lands and infrastructure—but it’s also what will save them. That’s what former Secretary of the Interior...

    • Posted August 9, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Endangered Courage

    Republicans of the West are on a perilous path riding for the Trump brand. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Pretending they were cowboys, Vice President Mike Pence, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, and U.S. Sen. Steve Daines of Montana...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Holding Power Accountable

    Members of the media must not forget the American public is relying on them. JACKSON HOLE, WY – And now the curtain has risen in Washington D.C.: Act 1 on the stage of what some are calling...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Legislative Update

    The bills that suffered a quick death and the ones you should be watching. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last week in Cheyenne, three very important and controversial bills were withdrawn from the Wyoming Legislature, likely due to...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Guardians of Place

    Jackson Hole, WY — Trying to qualify the value of public lands can leave a person speechless. What are the words for that feeling as dawn breaks, flooding the valley with light, as backcountry skiers make their...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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  • BREAKING: Wyo. Senate President Squashes Public Lands Transfer Bill

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – From hunters and fishers to hikers and backcountry skiers, people across Wyoming are celebrating in light of news today that Wyoming Senate President Eli Bebout-R, Riverton, killed the public lands transfer constitutional amendment....

    • Posted January 20, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Bill Battle Royale

    Welcome to Wyoming’s 2017 legislative session, where abortion, ‘anti-discrimination’ and public lands are the issues du jour. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Class is in session for state lawmakers who are considering legislation that could have critical impacts...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Public Land Peril

    Despite recent wins in the West, advocates warn the battle to protect public lands in Wyoming has just begun. JACKSON HOLE, WY – After celebrating President Barack Obama’s designation of Utah’s Bears Ears and Nevada’s Gold Butte...

    • Posted January 3, 2017
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  • GUEST OPINION: Conservatives cook up cockamamy lands amendment

    Jackson, Wyoming – On March 26, Wyoming’s two senators voted to approve a resolution that advances the idea that Congress should transfer federal lands, except national parks, monuments and preserves, to state and local governments. The vote...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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