Under the right conditions public lands
still have potential for wildfires to spread rapidly and become dangerous.
are the most basic infrastructure upon which outdoor recreation depends.
According to Calida, the Constitution allows private entities to use public lands
for a maximum period of 50 years.
Your consideration of maintaining free access by all stakeholders to public land
News spread like wildfire--western sportsmen were outraged that public lands
where they hunt and fish might be put on the auction block.
Particularly in the last 25 years, the federal agencies have attempted to impose the riparian doctrine and the public lands
myth on the western rancher through regulation.
Newington's public lands
became a town forest when that movement gained popularity after 1900, and timber harvests helped to defray the costs of building a stone school in 1920.
In a nation deeply divided by this latest election cycle, management of the public lands
has the potential to be as much a wedge as other critical policy choices facing the electorate.
Twenty years ago, much of the public land
around the San Pedro River in southeastern Arizona resembled the barren and desolate landscape found in a Sub-Saharan desert.
Senator Kerry opposes oil exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and other public lands
and wants stronger environmental laws.
She's also pursuing energy development, logging for "forest health" and motorized recreation on public lands
, mountain-top removal for coal mining in Appalachia, and captive breeding of endangered species in lieu of habitat protection.
Ben Higgins accepts the position of manager of the Public Lands
Council and National Cattlemen's Beef Association's Federal Lands Committee, Washington, D.