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National Conservation Lands – What are they?

Posted June 25, 2014 by Susan Crook

Start of National Conservation Lands In 1993, Bruce Babbitt starting thinking about legacy. But not his legacy, the legacy of BLM (read his own words). It’s an agency known by monikers like Bureau of Livestock & Mines even though BLM manages some of the most spectacular Wilderness (Hello The Wave!), recreational opportunities, and wildlife habitat… Read more »

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Protected Lands Promote Jobs and Higher Incomes

Posted December 4, 2012 by Jane Whalen

A recent report by Headwaters Economics finds that the West’s popular national parks, monuments, wilderness areas and other public lands offer its growing high-tech and services industries a competitive advantage, which is a major reason why the western economy has outperformed the rest of the U.S. economy in key measures of growth–employment, population, and personal… Read more »

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