As Western communities strive to develop sustainable, diverse economies that are less tied to the boom and bust cycle of extractive industries, outdoor recreation offers a promising path to prosperity.
Applying Secretary Zinke’s reasoning to the U.S. national monuments that are currently under threat should cause all of them to be pardoned.
The fate of America’s national parks and monuments rests in the hands of a process without logic or transparency.
How the Trump administration is ruining the relationship between Americans, public lands, and energy production.
Before the Trump administration rejects the state-federal strategy concerning the greater sage-grouse, it should understand the valuable lessons learned in developing this historic conservation agreement.
President Donald Trump has put 22 of America’s most scientifically important national parks and monuments at risk.
The Department of the Interior has opened a public comment period, where members of the public can tell Secretary Zinke and President Trump that they oppose efforts to eliminate or shrink national monuments.
President Trump is waging an attack on America’s national parks and monuments, specifically targeting Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante.
Utah appears to be ground zero for attempts to sell out public lands and waters to extractive industries.
Building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border would be costly, damaging to the environment, and ineffective.
Yellowstone. The Grand Canyon. Yosemite. A Utah national monument lives up to some of our greatest national parks.
Recent policy developments have spurred investment in conservation, but an executive order signed by President Trump now undermines efforts to unlock economic growth and a better future for America’s land, water, and wildlife.
Modernizing forest policy for the benefit of local economies will require a major shift in how success is viewed and measured.
Uncertainty surrounding the Trump administration’s approach to the U.S.-Mexico relationship has left water allocations in limbo for 35 million Americans living in the West.
The Bureau of Land Management’s planning processes are at risk under the Congressional Review Act.