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US overhauls public land use planning; senator vows reversal

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. government officials on Thursday finalized an overhaul of how they plan for oil and gas drilling, mining, grazing and other activities across public lands in the West. 507 more words

National

College Students Vandalize Native American Ruins

DURANGO, Colo. (CBS4) – Fort Lewis College in Durango is looking into a case of vandalism involving students.

A photo taken at an area of Native American ruins in the Comb Ridge area near Bluff, Utah shows writing in charcoal on the rocks that says “Fort Lewis College OP 2016.” The photo was taken by hiker Wanda Gayle, who said “my intent on publicizing this is that vandalism in cultural sites is not okay.” 93 more words

News

Locals Get More Involved in BLM's Public Land Management

By updating a decades-old rule, the agency is injecting more opportunities for the public to weigh in on land-use planning—and for sportsmen to make the case for habitat and recreation. 605 more words

Conservation

Upper Table Rock (Southern Oregon) 27-Nov-2016

The Upper and Lower Table Rocks lie just north of Medford, Oregon and are probably the easiest, most visited, local hikes in the Rogue River Valley.   817 more words

Day Hiking

Wild Horses Slow To Take Bait, But Still Get Captured

CRAIG, Colo. (CBS4) – It turns out wild horses have been slow to take the bait near Craig.

The Bureau of Land Management says it had only captured 26 horses so far in the Sand Wash Basin. 40 more words

News

Mattole Trip Part 5: Sanctuary Forest

It has now been over three months since my introduction to qualitative field work in the Mattole Valley. I had hoped to be done with this series long ago, but I have been busy with school and preparing for my thesis. 725 more words

Nature

Islands: Public land that the public can’t get to

Public land is great, except for public land that you can’t get to without trespassing unless you have a helicopter or a parachute and an airplane to jump out of. 17 more words

Opinion