Will Pennsylvania’s trust approach to public lands reduce conflict?

Pennsylvania’s trust approach to managing public lands may give environmental groups an incentive to support productive use, to generate revenue for higher value conservation projects.

Secretary Zinke’s Bears Ears recommendation would empower tribes and promote better stewardship

Last week, Interior Secretary Zinke released an interim report suggesting that the boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument should be redrawn and management of the area reconsidered. In less than a day, before knowing what the new boundaries or management would be, lawsuits were threatened. If carried out, the proposal will empower tribes, promote better stewardship, and limit unnecessary regulation.