User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Conservation :: Large-Scale
Last updated: Feb 03 2018 01:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A Montana bill takes aim at wilderness study areas 2.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Sen. Steve Daines wants to slash protections for some of the state’s wildest land.
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Michael Bennet, Jared Polis put forth bill to bolster protection for more than 98,000 acres of federal land in Colorado 28.1.2018 Denver Post: Outdoors
As the outdoor recreation world rallied in Denver, two of Colorado’s leaders in Washington offered a plan to bolster protection for more than 98,000 acres of federal land in Eagle and Summit counties.
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Why the National Park advisory board imploded 19.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
An interview with board chairman Tony Knowles.
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The best photos of 2017: wildfire, protests and bears 27.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
What caught our eye this year.
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Indian Country News: A monumental blow to tribes 9.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Trump’s decision to shrink Bears Ears reopens wounds that Obama sought to heal.
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The federal land at stake in Trump’s rush for more drilling 8.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Where national parks, monuments and other protective areas overlay resources.
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Utah national monuments face dramatic reductions 5.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Cutbacks to Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears spark protests and lawsuits.
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Historic Irondale neighborhood is the focus of major upgrades 16.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The city hopes to improve traffic, drainage and zoning to the benefit of the area's residents, business owners and industrial hubs.
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Denver police looking for missing developmentally disabled man 29.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver police want the public's help to find a missing man who may be developmentally disabled.
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Light pollution is stealing your view of the stars. National parks want to give it back 29.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
The Great Sand Dunes and other national parks are trying to set themselves up as preserves of darkness by obtaining official "dark-sky" designations. But should federal parks be the last place you can see the celestial neighborhood?
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In Congress, an effort to curtail national monuments 18.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Any monument larger than a square mile would require additional review.
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A military legacy loosens its grip on a landscape 21.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Plans for Colorado’s Camp Hale balance restoration and commemoration.
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Shrink at least 4 national monuments and modify a half-dozen others, Zinke tells Trump 18.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that President Donald Trump modify 10 national monuments created by his immediate predecessors, including shrinking the boundaries of at least four western sites, according to a copy of the report obtained by The Washington Post.
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What’s a national monument? A closer look at the issues following Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s review 25.8.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending boundary revisions for some national monuments but no eliminations. President Donald Trump ordered Zinke to conduct an unprecedented review of 27 monuments established by former presidents over more than two decades on lands revered for their natural beauty and historical significance.
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Meet the nation’s most endangered national monuments 23.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The fate of some national monuments could become clear this week when Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke concludes his review of 27 national monuments from the South Pacific Ocean to off the coast of New England, as directed by an executive order that President Donald Trump signed this spring.
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Do we have too many national monuments? 4 essential reads 16.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
How might Trump’s administration unmake a monument, and what’s at stake? Experts offer some answers.
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Legal scholars dispute whether monuments are permanent 2.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Courts likely will decide the fate of designations threatened by Trump’s review.
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Outdoor industry flexes political muscle as it leaves Utah 27.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Salt Lake City • Outdoor recreation industry leaders aren’t going quietly as they stage their last trade show in Utah before moving it to Colorado. As they said goodbye and thank you Wednesday to Salt Lake City for hosting the expo for two decades, some industry leaders also criticized Utah’s Republican leaders for their hard-line opposition to a new national monument and for their efforts to seize control of federal lands. Those issues led the industry to move the twice-yearly expo that generat... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Ex-Interior Secretary calls move to shrink Bears Ears illegal, on ‘the wrong side of history’ 27.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell took sharp aim Wednesday at her successor’s national monument “review,” calling moves to shrink Bears Ears and other designations illegal gestures that puts President Donald Trump on “the wrong side of history” and at odds with what Americans expect for their public lands. Speaking early Wednesday at the Outdoor Retailers final trade show in Salt Lake City, Jewell accused Trump of treating monuments like “contestants on a game show” and Interior Secretary R... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Grand Staircase-Escalante was set up to fail 10.7.2017 High Country News Most Recent
How budget cuts, a divided staff and state politics hamstrung Utah’s biggest monument.
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