Interior Department giving tribes, states more sway over wildlife conservation

Interior Department giving tribes, states more sway over wildlife conservation

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — “The Trump Administration is working hard with states and local communities to find solutions that are driven at the local level, rather than in Washington, D.C. As a hunter, I know the work of...
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Synopsis of Dan Love’s criminal activities laid out in OIG report

Synopsis of Dan Love’s criminal activities laid out in OIG report

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — The subordinate told us he felt morally wrong about deleting the emails, but he did not discuss his feelings with the senior manager. He stated that he was “not going to tell a senior...
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A history of USFS malfeasance in Idaho’s Payette National Forest

A history of USFS malfeasance in Idaho’s Payette National Forest

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — These structure fires occurred during the same time period that five cabins at Cabin Creek were ‘accidentally’ burned to the ground. In this instance, the rangers reported they were “burning garba...
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Western leaders applaud Interior’s rollback of Obama-era methane rule

Western leaders applaud Interior’s rollback of Obama-era methane rule

— Published with Permission of WesternWire.net — “[T]he BLM believes that the 2015 final rule unnecessarily burdens industry with compliance costs and information requirements that are duplicative of regulatory programs of many states and some tribes...
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Technocracy and Land Control

Technocracy and Land Control

Technocracy is “a system of governance where decision-makers are selected on the basis of technological knowledge. Scientists, engineers, technologists, or experts in any field, would compose the governing body, instead of elected representatives.”...
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Utah RS-2477 roads court victory could impact other cases throughout the West

Utah RS-2477 roads court victory could impact other cases throughout the West

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — In recent years, aggressive green groups and federal agencies, including the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Forest Service (USFS), have sparked conflicts over a number of Utah’s historical co...
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House Resources Committee mulls land bills removing federal roadblocks from local communities

House Resources Committee mulls land bills removing federal roadblocks from local communities

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — H.R. 1547 rectifies a long-standing, unfulfilled agreement from 1989 between the City of Tucson, Arizona (City) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The deal gave the City clear title of Udall Park.....
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Funding our own Demise

Funding our own Demise

How Federal Self-Determination Payments to Tribes Deprive Citizens and County and State Governments of their Own Self-Determination This is a guide for federal, state and county government decision-makers charged with allocating taxpayer funds for essential go...
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The War on Private Property – Conclusion (Part 6 of 6)

The War on Private Property – Conclusion (Part 6 of 6)

Part 6 of a 6 Part Series This is the last of a six-part series. The reader is strongly urged to visit these websites and study what is discussed in these articles in order to make an informed decision. Part one...
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The War on Private Property – The Connectivity Agenda (Part 5 of 6)

The War on Private Property – The Connectivity Agenda (Part 5 of 6)

Part 5 of a 6 Part Series This is the fifth of a six-part series. The reader is highly encouraged to go to these websites and study what is discussed in these articles in order to make an informed decision. My...
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New BLM plan targets ‘unsustainable’ attempts to manage wild horses

New BLM plan targets ‘unsustainable’ attempts to manage wild horses

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — Good management of wild horses means treating them as what they are, livestock. Bison, once found in the millions on the wild prairies of North America, and driven to near-extinction in an effort...
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Corridors and Connectivity (Part 3 of 6)

Corridors and Connectivity (Part 3 of 6)

Part 3 of a 6 Part Series This is the third of a six-part series. The reader is strongly urged to visit these websites and study what is discussed in these articles in order to make an informed decision. Part...
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