A look at how the department has changed its relationships with tribes, and at legal battles on the horizon.
Our 44th president proved to be a true champion who pushed many conservation measures over the finish line.
Obama created national monuments at Bears Ears and Gold Butte, sites with huge significance to Native Americans.
The staff of High Country News discuss the 44th president’s impact on the West’s land, energy and the environment.
While consensus supporting a designation grew, many Utah politicians argued that the president’s action is an abuse of power.
Bears Ears isn’t the only local effort to get Obama to designate protections before he leaves office.
This Washington insider’s ‘hidden hand’ has guided the environmental achievements of presidents for two decades.