Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of National Public Lands Day on Saturday September 28, 2013. To find out about volunteer opportunities on public lands near you go to www.publiclandsday.org and have a look.
This week Trout Unlimited will celebrate National Public Lands Day all week by featuring some of the important on the ground work being done on public throughout the west. Stay tuned for more updates.
This is a great OpEd about how public lands uses compliment each other: hunter access; public lands protection and management; and,... [ READ MORE... ]
Last on our list of spectacular places this week is the Pine Forest.
Located in Nevada, this swath of public land is special not just for it's hunting and fishing resources, but also for the group that has come to represent it's best interests. The group – a mix of locals of all stripes and... [ READ MORE... ]
We have emerged from an impenetrable bank of fog and into a surrealist’s setting. The perfectly flat cloud carpet is literally at our feet.
It extends for miles in all directions, so it is as though we are primordial creatures emerging from the mist onto the banks of an alien island world. The... [ READ MORE... ]
Sweat was beading on my brow. I was gasping for breath. Running up hill, I needed my iPhone. Fifty yards away I had the spotting scope set up. Binos were around my neck, so was the camera.
A few hundred yards below were 300-400 head of elk. Cows and calves were mewing, the herd bull was grazing,... [ READ MORE... ]
There’s a widely forgotten yet blatantly obvious truth about public lands and that is primarily that they are public.
They belong as much to you as they do to me.
It’s a genius idea when you think about it, one that stems from the very fabric this country was built on, a notion that some natural... [ READ MORE... ]