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New bill would sell off 3 million acres of public lands

January 28, 2017

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The Wilderness Society The Wilderness Society’s mission is to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places. yesterday Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz wants to sell off 3.3 million acres of public lands, the latest step in a plan to seize Our Wild. Photo credit: Michael Jolley, flickr. New bill would sell off […]

U.S. House of Representatives will consider three bills that would dispose of vast stretches of national forests and other public lands across the country.

February 25, 2016

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by Matt Lee-Ashley – Guest Contributor Feb 23, 2016 10:34 am Less than two weeks after the arrest of Cliven Bundy and the armed militants who were occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, the U.S. House of Representatives will consider three bills that would dispose of vast stretches of national forests and other […]