The Washington Post has obtained a copy of a report from Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke suggesting that millions of acres of public land be given away while millions more should be open to mining and logging. Interior Secretary...Show More Summary
This panorama from the top of Bridger Jack Butte shows part of Indian Creek's classic landscape that is currently protected by the 1.35-million-acre Bears Ears National Monument. Recent reports indicate that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended President Donald Trump shrink Bears Ears and other national monuments. Show More Summary
In response to a leaked Department of the Interior American report, BHA President and CEO Land Tawney issued a statement. This post BHA Responds to Leaked Interior Report on National Monuments appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
The Secretary of Interior suggested shrinking four monuments and allowing commercial activity on 10 of them. Video provided by Newsy
MISSOULA, Mont. – In response to a leaked Department of the Interior report that outlines a plan for reducing and changing the management of a suite of iconic American national monuments, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers President and CEO...Show More Summary
The San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and Mojave Trails National Monument to remain unchanged, but other Southern California sites may be in jeopardy.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for endangered fish and threatened … Click to Continue »
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to President Donald Trump recommending downsizing the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument has several errors, one of the people who was behind the creation of the monument … Click to Continue »
Ranchers and fishing industry praise plan for more access to federally protected areas.
Photos: Trump administration targets 10 national monuments for diminished protection.
Reports that U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is proposing to cut the size of Gold Butte National Monument in Nevada drew condemnation from environmentalist advocates and Democratic elected officials, but … Click to Continue »
The Associated Press reports: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that four large national monuments in the West be reduced in size, potentially opening up hundreds of thousands of acres of land revered for natural beauty and historical significance to mining, logging and other development. Show More Summary
The boundaries of two national monuments in New Mexico that were part of an expansive federal review would remain unchanged under recommendations made by U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, providing … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The head of U.S. Department of the Interior called for changes to the management of 10 national monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining and shrink the area covered of at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to allow trees to be cut on parts of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and to ensure that "traditional uses" like snowmobiling and … Click to Continue »
The Trump administration’s plan for shrinking and diminishing protections at America’s national monuments appears far more expansive than previously reported, targeting 10 of the nation’s most ecologically sensitive landscapes and marine preserves for diminished protection. The plan, which the...
It’s unclear how much the monuments will be trimmed back, but none would be completely eliminated.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that four large national monuments in the West be reduced in size, potentially opening up hundreds of thousand or even millions of acres of … Click to Continue »
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that President Donald Trump shrink the size of at least four national monuments in the West and modify at least 10 other national monuments, according to a copy of a report obtained by the Washington Post. In his draft report to the White House, submitted in August but only recently […]