public land

The new acting director of the Bureau of Land Management appears to be another "fox guarding the henhouse" appointment in the Trump administration.
William Perry Pendley argued that the "Founding Fathers intended all lands owned by the federal government to be sold."
The move is a "perfect representation" of how the Trump administration views America's public lands, one critic said.
Organizers of the annual event in the Nevada desert say Bureau of Land Management permit requirements are “untenable.”
The proposal includes a moratorium on new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters.
Just last week, the acting Interior Department chief said the Land and Water Conservation Fund was an agency “priority.”
The nearly 100-year-old cross was built on public land in Maryland to honor fallen World War I soldiers.
The bill establishes four new national monuments and permanently reauthorizes the popular Land and Water Conservation Fund.
The ambitious climate resolution includes specific language about land preservation and protecting fragile ecosystems.
Desire to protect hunter access appears to have more pull than concerns over trashed parks.
Editorial dings Interior secretary as another "cheerleader" for the president's "boneheaded" energy strategy.
As his agency looks to unload 200 acres in Utah, the interior secretary played host to land-transfer advocates.
The Department of Interior is quietly preparing to offer hundreds of thousands of acres of public land for leasing to energy companies.
Twitter reminds the first lady of her husband's dismal record on public lands.
A dark money group with ties to Mike Pence ran a campaign-style ad praising the interior secretary for a budget proposal to service national parks.
This time the fight's over a new state law that limits the sale of federal lands.
The interior secretary's critics say he's no Teddy Roosevelt — not by a long shot.
“The level of frustration is growing daily," one conservation advocate said.
It goes without saying that in a democracy everyone is entitled to his or her own opinions. The trouble starts when people think they are also entitled to their own facts. On the hundreds of millions of acres of public lands that most Americans take for granted, the trouble is deep, and won't soon go away.