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.
Companies, like Patagonia, selling outdoor gear lobby endlessly for more federal wilderness—subsidized by the taxpayer.
It’s time to make the Antiquities Act a thing of the past.
Ryan Zinke could have a tremendous positive effect on reservation economies.
As the centennial celebration for our national parks comes to an end, not all is right within our parks.
Land managers should pursue negotiation instead of litigation when settling access disputes.
Congress should stop acquiring more federal land for the park system and start maintaining what we’ve already got.
Terry Anderson, Hannah Downey
When does more access present a "tragedy of the commons"? National Trails Day is a good time to reconsider the tradeoff between more access and resource stewardship.
Federal funds from the LWCF are limited to land acquisition and cannot be used for the care and maintenance of existing federal lands.