Zinke reopens Recapture Canyon, site of 2014 public access showdown

“Recreation on public lands is a big part of what we do at the Interior Department and the BLM, but for many persons with disabilities or for people who just don’t get around like they used to, our public lands aren’t accessible without motorized vehicles. Allowing ATVs and other vehicles in Recapture Canyon will open up opportunities for people to […]

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Without explanation, BLM hides Native American artifacts from tribes

More that 3,500 Native American artifacts taken from an ancient, lakeside village site on public land in eastern Riverside County remain boxed up and off-limits to the public inside a public museum. Thousands of Native American artifacts off-limits at San Bernardino County Museum Federal government denies access to Native American artifacts unearthed on public land in the Mojave Desert. More […]

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Forest Service puts 32,000 miles of roads off-limits to public

Nearly One-Third of Forest Service Road Mileage Closed in Montana by Ron Catlett Media Trackers ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS A report last week to the Montana EQC showed that 9,784 miles — or about 31 percent — of the 32,000 miles of federally managed roads in the state were closed. An AP article on the report initially greatly understated the closure mileage, […]

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