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Breaking News: Trump Administration Withdraws Pendley as Nominee for BLM Director
Sources say DOI will withdraw nominee William Perry Pendley, current acting director of the Bureau of Land Management
The President Just Signed a Historic Conservation Bill That Will Help Buy New Public Lands and Fix Our National Parks
The Great American Outdoors Act proves that grassroots advocacy and our democracy still work—even if it’s not always pretty
The Senate Is About to Pass a Bill That Will (Finally) Fund Public Lands and Ease Maintenance Backlogs in National Parks
The Great American Outdoors Act would permanently fund LWCF and address failing public-land infrastructure
Should Public Lands Remain Open During the Coronavirus Crisis?
COVID-19 is putting our system of public-land management to the test
Will Yellowstone Park Close to Public Visitation?
The National Park Service is reportedly considering a request from local counties to close Yellowstone during the coronavirus outbreak
Illinois Closed State Lands to the Public Due to COVID-19
Restricting access to public land isn’t the answer to containing a pandemic
MAPLand Act Would Move Public Land Access into the Digital Age (and Make it Easier to Find Hunting Spots)
Less than 15 percent of Forest Service easements are digitized. That might change soon
Paintball a Grizzly? USFWS Clarifies Bear Hazing Laws
The USFWS released a secretarial order that defines how state wildlife management agencies and residents can deter grizzly bears
Wyoming Considers Buying 1 Million Acres in a Deal that “Could Be a Real Home Run” for Access
Meanwhile, Montana could lose access to 600,000 acres in the northwest part of the state
Can the National Elk Refuge Survive CWD?
Chronic Wasting Disease is creeping in, and managers are looking at new ways to keep populations healthy