Polis: Poll Confirms Support for Conservation Agenda

PUBLIC NEWS SERVICE By Eric Galatas February 4, 2019 DENVER – Voters in Colorado and other western states continue to support conservation policies for publicly owned lands, putting them at odds with the Trump administration’s energy dominance agenda, according to the ninth annual Conservation in the West Poll from Colorado College. Gov. Jared Polis says […]

Outdoors a bright spot for New Mexico

SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN By Lori Weigel and Dave Metz March 4, 2019 There is good news for New Mexicans who may be feeling like the last kid picked for the team during this economic turnaround. In the recent Conservation in the West Poll of voters in eight Mountain West states, New Mexico voters expressed […]

Climate change in Nevada can be stopped with our help

LAS VEGAS SUN BIZWEST.COM By C. Moon Reed March 1, 2019   Polar bears are invading Russian villages because melting arctic ice pushes them toward civilization. That’s just the latest story in a string of disasters, ominous warnings and strange happenings brought on by global climate change. While we may be distant from polar vortexes […]

February, in brief

What you may have missed and need to know WESTWISE By Andre F. Miller February 28, 2019   According to the Colorado College Conservation in the West Poll, the number of Western voters who are concerned about climate change is on the rise. Across the West, the percent of voters who say climate change is […]

Letter: Bill an effort to celebrate state public lands

CODY ENTERPRISE February 27, 2019 To the editor: 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 world for more than 50 years. A simple effort to create a day of recognition of the diverse recreational […]

Letters to the editor

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 […]

Western US Voters Say Climate More Important Than Energy

Voters in Western US States Are Really Concerned About Climate Change. But Does This Change What They Do? It’s Interesting. This story was originally published by Grist with the headline Western voters care more about climate than ‘energy dominance’ on Feb 10, 2019.   The Western US has seen a lot  of climate-change-caused extreme events […]

Poll finds support for public lands protections in the west

Colorado voters back clean water, wildlife habitat CASTLE ROCK NEWS PRESS ONLINE HIGHLANDS RANCH HERALD ONLINE WESTMINSTER WINDOW LITTLETON INDEPENDENT By Shanna Fortier February 11, 2019 Colorado residents continue to support efforts to keep public lands protected and accessible, according to the ninth annual Colorado College State of the Rockies Project Conservation in the West Poll, […]