When our generous sponsors at The Wilderness Society first asked me to interrupt your casual dinner party with a serious discussion of the Public Lands Takeover issue that has sparked so much acrimony in the Outdoors community lately, my initial reaction was probably pretty similar to a lot of y
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With only nine weeks, or potentially even less, left in the Congressional calendar, and without a bill introduced in the Senate, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing on Representative Rob Bishop's Utah Public Lands Initiative (PLI), in Blanding, Utah.
There are few animals that capture the American imagination more than raptors. From the Bald Eagles that adorn government insignia and Osprey cams that ignite intense online discussions, to the massive effort to save the California Condor, raptors embody our sense of “the wild.”
Jerry Liguori has been entranced by raptors for decades. As a seasoned educator at EarthShare member group HawkWatch International, he has travelled around the country studying raptor migration patterns and sharing his expertise....
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people. RTC serves as the national voice for more than 160,000 members and supporters, 30,000 miles of rail-trails and multi-use trails, and more than 8,000 miles of potential trails waiting to be built, with a goal of creating more walkable, bikeable communities in America. Find more information on Rails to Trails at www.railstotrails.org...
The Utah Public Lands Initiative Act (PLI) introduced today by Utah Congressman Rob Bishop fails to recognize the areas of agreement reached between conservation groups, the state of Utah, counties, and other stakeholders that many places containing unsurpassed beauty, recreational opportunities