Our Public Lands: Not for Sale

Backcountry Hunters and Anglers
http://backcountryhunters.org/images/Public_Lands_Report.pdf

[From a Greenwire article by Phil Taylor, sub. req’d] The transfer of federal lands to Western states could harm sportsmen and women by reducing access to quality wildlife habitat, according to a new report by the group Backcountry Hunters and Anglers…

The BHA report acknowledges the uncertainty of how federal lands would be managed by states, but it argues that states have a poor record of keeping their own lands open to recreation.

A chart shows that states have already sold a significant portion of the tens of millions of acres of trust lands they were granted at statehood…

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s