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Public lands and parks are our common heritage: Bruce Babbitt

Many of the special public lands and places that we love exist because of the passion and tireless work of Bruce Babbitt. In this in-depth interview he talks about bridging political divides, the challenge of climate change, and what he considers to be the greatest achievement of his career.

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Alaska at center of Trump administration’s drive to drill public lands during pandemic

CLF Board of Trustee Jim Kenna calls out the Administration for ignoring the conservation mission of the Interior Department: "Oil and gas leasing now in the midst of a pandemic oil glut makes no sense and flies in the face of public interest."

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Opinion: Northern Corridor Highway would be a scar on Washington County

Tom Butine, president of the board of Conserve Southwest Utah, shares his thoughts on the proposed Northern Corridor Highway

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Opinion: The perils of being black in public: we are all Christian Cooper and George Floyd

Carolyn Finney, PhD, author of Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors, shares the perils of being black in public and what needs to change to create equitable spaces.

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Saving Chaco: As coronavirus consumes New Mexico, drilling threatens sacred land

A BLM plan could mean 3,000 new oil and gas wells in an area facing severe COVID-19 outbreaks and particulate matter pollution.

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'Wild' designation will protect the Gila

Check out this article on protecting the Gila River by the Santa Fe New Mexican.

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Opinion: Colorado’s farm-to-table capital is under threat from drilling

Check out this opinion column by Molly Moore, the Board President of the Valley Organic Growers Association.

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Local Message to Interior Department: Extend Chaco Comment Period

Against local opinion @BLMNational to extend the comment period for oil & gas activity near Chaco Canyon in New Mexico.

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Trump seizes on pandemic to speed up opening of public lands to industry

Planned sale of land to fossil fuel, mining and and timber concerns mirrors rollback of Obama-era pollution regulations

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DOI Is Using Coronavirus as a Smoke Screen

With the public distracted, Secretary Bernhardt is advancing environmental harm