Public Lands

BLOG | Renewable Energy and Public Lands

by Guest Contributor | February 23, 2021
Tensions may emerge between the dual goals of protecting natural areas and reducing GHG emissions, particularly when it comes to public lands ...

BLOG: Social Distancing to Curb COVID-19 and Park Overcrowding

by Jeff Ruch | February 1, 2021
Biden Executive Order on COVID-19 protocols on federal property puts the National Park Service under a direct presidential order to do something it's resisted for years - manage overcrowding ...

Tongass Timber Sales Mismanaged – Official Audit 

“Pressure to Meet Timber Sale Goals” Led to Violations and Financial Losses ...

Statement | Biden Administration’s New Direction on Climate

by Tim Whitehouse | January 28, 2021
These executive orders are the first steps to a rapid transition from fossil fuels and increased protections for our communities, public lands and oceans ...

Beyond 2020: Bureau of Land Management Video

by Susan Sargent | January 22, 2021
Rocky Mountain PEER Director Chandra Rosenthal lays out steps that the Biden Administration, Congress and the Bureau of Land Management can take to move the agency into the next decade and beyond, addressing things like conflicted leadership, loss of institutional knowledge, and ...

Beyond 2020: National Park Service Video

by Susan Sargent | January 20, 2021
PEER Executive Director Tim Whitehouse on restoring the status of our national parks as "America's best idea ...