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Video: Bowhunting for Elk on Public Land in Wyoming

This is why we love public land! A great Wyoming archery hunt for big bull elk.

From Eastmans’:

“Bowhunter Dan Pickar takes to the public land of western Wyoming to chase trophy bulls. 21 more words


Brace for record crowds on public land for August eclipse

Hundreds of thousands of people bring wildfire, congestion concerns

For many of Central Oregon’s residents, the total solar eclipse in August is a chance to experience a once-in-a-lifetime event in their own backyards. 54 more words

Bend Bulletin

NEF’s Laurie MacFarlane lists five Budget omissions


In the latest New Economics Foundation mailing there is a useful summary of these five omissions. One question asked by MacFarlane* is “What about the housing crisis?” 379 more words

New Economics

Selling Public Land is Making The Housing Crisis Worse

  • Only 20% of new homes to be built on recently sold public land will be classified as ‘affordable’, according to fresh research

  • At the current rate, the government’s new homes target on sold-off public land will not be met until 2032, 12 years later than promised…

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Conservation groups lobby to nix sale of Elliott State Forest

Officials at the Department of State Lands are both negotiating a sales agreement for the forest and researching a public ownership option.

Opponents of the planned sale of an 82,500-acre swath of the Elliot State Forest to a private partnership are lobbying members of the State Land Board to change their vote and keep the forest in public hands. 14 more words

Portland Tribune

AB 250 - Affordable Lodging on the California Coast

As I mentioned in my last post, things have been pretty immigration-heavy, so I have a little California-specific environmental issue to switch it up.

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