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Will the Trump Administration Change Course on Alaska’s Pebble Mine? Key Republicans Are Rallying in Opposition
Aug 24, 2020 4:44 PM
Breaking: Trump Administration Withdraws Pendley as Nominee for BLM Director
Aug 18, 2020 4:05 PM
Breaking News: Trump Administration Withdraws Pendley as Nominee for BLM Director
Aug 15, 2020 3:15 AM
The President Just Signed a Historic Conservation Bill That Will Help Buy New Public Lands and Fix Our National Parks
Aug 4, 2020 3:13 PM
The Senate Is About to Pass a Bill That Will (Finally) Fund Public Lands and Ease Maintenance Backlogs in National Parks
Jun 9, 2020 4:43 PM
Should Public Lands Remain Open During the Coronavirus Crisis?
Apr 17, 2020 6:26 PM
Will Yellowstone Park Close to Public Visitation?
Mar 23, 2020 10:30 PM
Illinois Closed State Lands to the Public Due to COVID-19
Mar 18, 2020 9:02 PM
Lawyers, Trout, and Money—The Crazy Story Behind the Water Access Battle in New Mexico
Mar 13, 2020 8:53 PM
Paintball a Grizzly? USFWS Clarifies Bear Hazing Laws
Mar 10, 2020 8:17 PM
President Trump Tweets in Favor of Fully and Permanently Funding the Land and Water Conservation Fund
Mar 5, 2020 3:34 PM
The Secretary of the Interior on Climate Change, Wild Horses, CWD, and New Backcountry Conservation Areas
Feb 27, 2020 2:46 PM
Wyoming Considers Buying 1 Million Acres in a Deal that “Could Be a Real Home Run” for Access
Feb 24, 2020 8:57 PM
Can the National Elk Refuge Survive CWD?
Jan 29, 2020 7:28 PM
What’s Next for Citizen Conservation?
Jan 21, 2020 6:27 PM
Elk Hunting a Secret Public-Land Spot in the Utah Backcountry
Jan 17, 2020 7:49 PM
Founding a Local Conservation Club is Harder Than it Seems
Jan 16, 2020 9:34 PM
New Legislation Would Permanently Protect Minnesota’s Boundary Waters from Proposed Mining Threats
Jan 16, 2020 5:15 PM
New Legislation Aimed at Protecting Minnesota’s Boundary Waters
Jan 16, 2020 3:44 PM
How National Critter Groups Replaced Local Conservation Clubs
Jan 15, 2020 6:45 PM
Goodbye to a Critter Group, and the Birth of the Hi-Line Sportsmen
Jan 14, 2020 6:03 PM
Colorado Braces for Wolves as Politics Clash with Wildlife Management
Jan 13, 2020 6:02 PM
Q&A: Mark Kenyon Talks About His New Book and the Importance of Keeping Public Land Public
Jan 7, 2020 3:51 PM
How the Freshwater Mussel Apocalypse Could Impact Fishing Near You
Dec 19, 2019 7:28 PM
The Wildest Hunt: A Film About the Tongass National Forest
Dec 3, 2019 9:57 PM
E-Bikes to Be Allowed on “Non-Motorized” National Forest Land. But First, a Lawsuit
Nov 12, 2019 5:08 PM
Shared Stewardship Pacts Give States a Better Option Than Abandoning the ‘Roadless Rule’
Nov 5, 2019 12:20 PM
Smokey Bear Has a Target On His Back
Oct 31, 2019 1:12 PM
The Trump Administration Repealed Obama-Era Waters of the U.S. Rule. But Now What?
Oct 8, 2019 4:00 PM
E-Bikes Will Be Allowed on More Federal Public Land (But Not All Hunters Are Happy About That)
Oct 3, 2019 5:11 PM
Are State Lands Really Public?
Oct 1, 2019 9:41 PM
EPA Removes Water Protections and Rolls Back 2015 WOTUS Rule
Sep 13, 2019 6:33 PM
Is the Trump Administration Really Looking Out for Outdoorsmen and Women? That Might Be Up to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt
Aug 26, 2019 4:50 PM
Road Kill Costs Millions, Endangers Lives, and Hurts Wildlife Populations. Here’s a Plan to Fix That
Aug 14, 2019 12:39 AM
The Political Battle for America’s Public Land Is Happening Below the Radar
Aug 5, 2019 4:30 PM
New Plan to Keep Critters Off the Endangered Species List Would Benefit Hunters and Anglers
Jul 29, 2019 5:07 PM
Better Agricultural Practices Could Mean More Pheasants in the Heartland
Jul 24, 2019 4:44 PM
In Colorado, Most State Trust Land is Closed to Public Hunting. What Gives?
Jul 9, 2019 3:51 PM
Showdown Over the Land and Water Conservation Fund Continues
Jun 27, 2019 11:25 PM
Federal Proposal Would Open Hunting and Fishing Opportunities in National Wildlife Refuges
Jun 21, 2019 9:11 PM