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2014-07-30 23:04:59

In testimony on Capitol Hill, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today supported reforms of the permitting process for energy production on federal lands. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 In testimony on Capitol Hill, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today supported reforms of the permitting process for energy production on federal lands. Arthur Haubenstock, who chairs SEIA’s Utility-Scale Solar Power Division and is also senior counsel for Perkins Coie...

2014-05-29 08:23:08

MOAB, Utah, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This news is being distributed today by Public Land Solutions: Public lands are big business in Moab. Two of the nation's most iconic national parks - Arches and Canyonlands - and the surrounding public lands bring in hundreds of thousands of visitors to Grand County, Utah each year generating tens of millions of dollars in tourism and outdoor recreation related activities. In 2012, for example, visitors spent $125.7 million in...

2014-05-09 23:00:29

TWS supports BLM's decision to keep a portion of the canyon closed to motorized use based on the presence of fragile archaeological resources found throughout the area. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 The Wilderness Society (TWS) issued the following statement regarding the closure violation planned for this weekend at Recapture Canyon in San Juan County, Utah: “Recapture Canyon is open to anyone who wants to hike or horseback in to enjoy its quiet beauty and marvel at the...

2014-04-17 08:22:47

Republican front runner in Texas Ag Commissioner Race calls on Governor Rick Perry to mobilize Texas State Guard to assist landowners on Red River STEPHENVILLE, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sid Miller, front runner in the Republican race for Texas Agriculture Commissioner, warned Texans to remain vigilant against attempts by the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to seize 90,000 acres of privately owned land along the Red River. He further called on Texas Governor Rick...

2014-02-12 20:20:52

CARBONDALE, Colo., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There aren't many open landscapes left in the West where you can pretend to be an Oregon settler or California gold seeker, but the East Fork High Rock Canyon Wilderness is one of them. The Wilderness Land Trust acquired a 320-acre private property surrounded by the wilderness in 2011 and just transferred it to the Bureau of Land Management. Now, with the permanent protection of this 320-acre property, the incredible...

2013-12-19 23:03:15

Wilderness Society annual awards note eight areas of achievement by agency staff. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 In an annual Wilderness Society review of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) activities, eight land management efforts are being recognized as significant achievements for 2013. The annual Comparative Analysis of Particular Excellence (CAPE) awards highlight agency plans and activities that promote conservation of our wildlands and seek to achieve “balance” for the...

Private Development Near Oregon And Washington Public Forests
2013-12-04 10:22:39

USDA Forest Service - Pacific Northwest Research Station Private development along the edges of most public forests in Oregon and Washington more than doubled since the 1970s, a new study conducted by the U.S. Forest Service Pacific's Northwest (PNW) Research Station has found. The study, which used aerial photography to inventory structures at the fringes of public forests, is the first to look at development trends in the two states before and after the enactment of land use laws. The...

2013-06-06 23:04:14

National Academy of Sciences recommends on-range management of wild horses. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) has announced its support of the National Academy of Sciences´ (NAS) study that was released today, which identifies ways the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) can modify its program to manage sustainable populations of wild horses on public lands. The study takes note of several key findings,...


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2007-04-18 14:45:46

The Flat-tailed Horned Lizard, Phrynosoma mcallii, is a found in a small area of the Sonoran Desert of southwestern California, southwestern Arizona, and extreme northern Mexico. They are threatened by development, agriculture, and other man-made intrusions into their small range. The majority of their remaining habitat in the U.S.A. is administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

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