HCN forum: Local control in a federal West

Hear a panel of experts discuss whether communities should have more authority over federal lands in their backyards.


On June 6, High Country News hosted a public forum in Paonia, Colorado, titled “Tug of War: Local Control in a Federal West.” Listen here to the audio of the discussion, moderated by HCN publisher Paul Larmer, which touches on issues, such as management of public lands for the Gunnison sage grouse and energy extraction interests. 
Panelists Robbie LeValley, a rancher and Delta County administrator, left, with Pitkin County’s Chris Selden.
Brooke Warren
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