Public land

Brown arches naturally formed from stone in Arches National Park

Under Biden, US Interior Department will undergo a major directional shift

Biden administration

After four years in pursuit of extraction at the expense of conservation, the Interior Department will overhaul how it manages federal public lands and relates to Native Americans.

Joshua Tree night sky

National parks and public lands suffer during US government shutdown

Grand Escalante

US interior secretary recommends altering some national monuments for commercial use

Powder River Basin

Activists to Obama: Stop leasing public land to take out oil, gas, coal


“Border Security” bill would exempt many public lands from environmental regs

The World

Claiming Public Lands

Western environmental activists buy rights to public land in an effort to prevent mining.