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Calm Down About ATVs in Utah's National Parks

The NPS announced last week that it would begin allowing ATVs to drive on roads in Utah’s parks. The move is intended to bring NPS regulations in the state’s parks in line with state law.

Wes Siler
Oct 2, 2019

There Is A Lot Happening at DOI Right Now

A Bundy-esque BLM leader, an office building shared with oil companies, and now a solicitor borrowed from Koch Industries…what does this all add up to?

Wes Siler
Sep 26, 2019

The Great Public Lands E-Bike Rush of 2019

In a controversial move, the secretary of the interior recently decreed that motorized bikes should be allowed anywhere that standard bikes are permitted. How this will work is still being sorted out, but the world of pedal-assist riding is about to really open up.

Christopher Solomon
Sep 13, 2019

Bundyville: The Remnant

Why two bombings that rocked the tiny town of Panaca, Nevada, help us understand who really owns public lands in the West

Jul 18, 2019