On December 15, 2016, four members of Utah's congressional delegation sent a letter to President Barack Obama, who was soon to designate Bears Ears National Monument.
A new legal complaint says the three leaders are in violation of a 20-year-old law and casts doubt on whether they have any authority.
At a time when public land and access to it have become divisive topics, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation exemplifies a localized, consensus-building approach to conservation.
While other lawmakers have gotten more attention for public land policies—Murkowski's Senate colleague Orrin Hatch, for instance, orchestrated the reduction of two Utah national monuments—Murkowski...
Cliven Bundy's newfound freedom has cost him the most legitimate pulpit he ever possessed.
Ryan Zinke has a fondness for military men. (Have you heard he admires Teddy Roosevelt? Did you know he was a Navy SEAL?) The latest object of the interior secretary's affection is John Wesley Powell.
Karen Taylor-Goodrich, superintendent of North Cascades National Park, said the Department of the Interior ordered her team to stop all work on the North Cascades grizzly environmental impact...
In a year that saw the shrinking of two national monuments and the general favoring of extraction industries over wild lands, the Trump administration certainly finished strong.
As governor, Mitt Romney was an environmental champion, but presidential candidate Romney fell in line with the GOP. What kind of senator would he be?
The fight over Utah's Bears Ears and Grand-Staircase Escalante national monuments is just getting started
The five tribal nations that supported the formation of the monument will respond with legal action. The fight's not over yet.
It would seem Republicans and Democrats are wholly divided on public land policy. But, believe it or not, consensus exists.
The decision to amend national monuments has roots in pro-energy, anti-conservation politics that has been simmering for 40 years.
Conservationists have little voice in the Trump administration. The Democratic Conservation Alliance puts money where its mouth is.
A new proposal would nearly triple entrance fees to the busiest national parks during peak season.