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July 29, 2015 | Feature

Saving the Forest for the Trees

Alaska's Tongass National Forest is home to centuries-old trees and rivers flowing among thousands of islands. It is also the last forest where the fight continues to keep timber sales out of roadless areas.

January 13, 2017 | Feature

What You Should Know About Ryan Zinke & The Interior Department

President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Ryan Zinke to serve as Secretary of Interior, a position that oversees management of a substantial amount of the nation’s public lands, wildlife and industrial development. Here’s what you should know about Zinke, the powers he’ll have, and the agencies he will lead if confirmed.

December 28, 2016 | In the News: Deseret News

Fight On Over Bears Ears Monument In Utah

Heidi McIntosh, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "Challenging a national monument is extraordinarily difficult. The Utah Association of Counties and others who challenged the designation of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument found that out."

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