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Grizzly Reintroduction Considered for North Cascades

Federal wildlife officials have launched a series of public forums to discuss a proposal to reintroduce grizzly bears to the North Cascade Mountains of Washington … [read more]

Ground Truth

Planning Like It’s 1983

In a move widely viewed as a nod toward proponents of local control of public lands, the House of Representatives yesterday voted to scrap a … [read more]

Dispatch, Ground Truth

GOP Lawmaker Withdraws Bill to Transfer Federal Land

Utah Representative Jason Chaffetz announced last night that he will withdraw a bill that called for transferring more than 3 million acres of federal land … [read more]

Dispatch, Ground Truth

Judge Rebukes Forest Service for Allowing Helicopters in Wilderness

A federal judge has delivered a stinging rebuke to the Forest Service, ruling the agency violated the Wilderness Act by sanctioning the use of helicopters … [read more]

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Where We Go From Here

Today marks the beginning of a new era for our public lands. There are many questions yet to be answered: Who will become the chief … [read more]