It is time to return to the BLM motto—“land of many uses”—not land of no uses.
Privately owned farms, ranches, and forests, collectively known as working lands, are the cornerstones on which our nation was built.
By insisting that federal lands are free, we simply pad the pockets of big business.
A private-property approach to conservation is superior to conservation on government land.
When it comes to trying to enhance access, we often go about it the wrong way.
Kristen Byrne, Hannah Downey
Allowing non-ranching groups to hold grazing permits could give a fair shake to ranchers, environmentalists, and recreationists alike when it comes to our public lands.
If Secretary Ryan Zinke thinks Katahdin Woods and Waters warrants national park status, he should insist that it be done with a stipulation.
Hannah Downey, Reed Watson
When it comes to our treasured public lands, we’ve dug ourselves into a financial hole.
If tribes are going to get more say in protecting sacred sites, like Bears Ears, they will have to have a greater role than consultation.