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  • Green gearheads? Rev it up!

    Green gearheads? Rev it up!

    The Wilderness Society should sponsor off-road driving teams to reach out to that culture.

  • Ranchers now have a way out

    Ranchers now have a way out

    The Omnibus Public Land Management Act will make it easier for ranchers to voluntarily retire grazing permits on certain public lands.

  • The debate that won’t happen

    Even though the West is supposed to be a key battleground in this year’s election, so far the presidential candidates have managed to avoid addressing Western issues.

  • Watch the river flow

    In western Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park wins an important water claim.

  • Why mining reform matters to all of us

    Alan Bernholtz, the mayor of Crested Butte, Colo., says it’s time Congress overhauled the outmoded 1872 Mining Law, which is putting his town is at risk from a proposed molybdenum mine.

  • Highlighting Western heritage

    A proposed national heritage area in southern Arizona would draw attention to unique landscapes and thousands of years of tradition

  • Public lands precedent?

    The Bureau of Land Management pulls parcels from a Utah lease sale -- but the action may not mean what conservationists think it does.

  • Free range

    The Bureau of Land Management exempts grazing permit renewals and other activities from environmental oversight.

  • A dustup over weed control

    Some environmentalists are unhappy about the BLM’s plans to spray herbicides for weed control, but many public-land managers say it’s the only way to tackle the invasion of flammable weeds.

  • Why bad people do good things for our public lands

    Rob Pudim is a basically selfish guy who also works very hard as a volunteer on the public lands.

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