JACKSON HOLE NEWS & GUIDE
February 20, 2019
Celebrate public lands
Public lands in Wyoming and the West, are, by definition for everybody. These lands have been managed for multiple use by the people of our state, country and the world for more than 50 years.
A simple effort to create a day of recognition of the diverse recreational benefits of all public lands has met resistance at the Wyoming Legislative session again this year.
Other states use annual Public Lands Day events to get people outside to participate in service projects and give something back to the natural resources they utilize throughout the year.
A proposal to include multiple use in the title of the bill, and the official name of the annual day, ended up preventing the bill from advancing last year. Read more