On Wednesday August 16 at 1 pm Eastern The Wilderness Society will host a tele-press conference featuring a local business owner, veteran, sportsman and other stakeholders who will discuss the Trump administration review of national monuments. Details will be posted here soon.
Earlier this week the Trump administration released its detailed budget for the federal government.
President Trump’s first official budget proposal includes a rider that encourages drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, among other cash-grab gimmicks and deep cuts to conservation programs.
At a time when America’s parks and other public lands desperately need greater investments and protections, the proposed Trump budget represents a retreat from common sense.
Americans only have until May 26 to submit comments concerning President Trump’s infamous “review” of Bears Ears National Monument. Many are already speaking out against the review and in defense of Bears Ears.
[ Sold to the highest bidder: new research shines the spotlight on Utah’s continuing history of state land disposal ]
New research shows that the number of state-owned acres sold to the private sector continues to grow despite the risk that poses to Utah’s $20 billion tourism and outdoor recreation economies, which depend upon access to public lands.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told some officials in Utah that he will recommend revoking Bears Ears National Monument, suggesting the Trump administration has already made up its mind about the outcome of its so-called “review” of national monuments.
The American people scored a big victory as the Senate defeated an attempt to roll back the Bureau of Land Management’s Methane Waste Rule on May 10th.