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“Everything is Awful”

7/16/2019
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In the latest episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, Marc Rehmann of the Law of the Land project at the Center for American Progress and Jesse Prentice-Dunn, policy director at the Center for Western Priorities, join us for a big-picture look at the Interior Department under Secretary David Bernhardt. The Bernhardt Doctrine: Dismissing Rules […]

Duration:00:35:40

Heather Hansman’s 700-mile solo float on the Green River

6/28/2019
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Journalist and river guide Heather Hansman talks about her new book Downriver: Into the Future of Water in the West, which is equal parts adventure memoir and policy study. To write the book, Hansman solo rafted the entire length of the Green River through Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah.

Duration:00:28:20

LIVE at Outdoor Retailer

6/20/2019
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In the first live episode of our summer road tour, a conversation about the growing impact of the outdoor recreation industry on conservation in America.

Duration:00:42:49

Interior vs. FOIA

6/18/2019
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Liz Hempowicz from POGO joins us for a look at CQ Roll Call’s report that shows political appointees at the Interior Department delayed and withheld public documents

Duration:00:14:50

How states are leading on conservation

6/7/2019
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In the latest episode of CWP's Go West, Young Podcast, a look at how state legislatures in Colorado and Montana are leading the way on conservation policy.

Duration:00:42:14

Mikah Meyer’s epic national park adventure

5/30/2019
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In this episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, Mikah Meyer talks about his once-in-a-lifetime road trip to all 419 sites run by the National Park Service in a single three-year-long road trip. Check out Mikah’s epic park photos and videos on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. We’re taking the podcast on the road this […]

Duration:00:39:56

The Rosemont Copper Mine

5/14/2019
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In this episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, David Steele of Save the Scenic Santa Ritas explains the controversy over the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine in Southern Arizona. News Grijalva steps up pressure on Bernhardt ahead of House hearing Ex-FWS official: “I got rolled” by Trump admin on housing development Grijalva, Udall introduce bills […]

Duration:00:29:05

Rep. Joe Neguse on the CORE Act and the Green New Deal

4/17/2019
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In this episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, freshman Congressman Joe Neguse walks us through his CORE Act that would protect around 400,000 acres of public land in Colorado. Then he talks about how to fill in the details on the Green New Deal, and reflects on the most surprising thing from his first […]

Duration:00:27:17

Justice in Alaska

4/10/2019
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, we finally learn what David Bernhardt was hiding in his calendars. Then Earthjustice attorney Erik Grafe explains why a pair of federal court rulings in Alaska could provide conservation groups with a playbook for the remainder of the Trump administration. News Roll Call: Bernhardt’s secret calendars revealed […]

Duration:00:26:19

Martin Heinrich Returns

2/28/2019
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U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich returns to Go West, Young Podcast with his thoughts on the role the outdoors and public lands played in the 2018 election, and what he’s looking forward to after Congress passed the largest public lands bill in more than a decade. News Senators demand Bernhardt documents Grand jury investigates Zinke Public […]

Duration:00:21:41

Inside the Public Lands Bill

2/21/2019
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In this episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, Jesse Coleman from Documented talks about the ethics complaint filed against six Interior Department political appointees. Then Athan Manuel from the Sierra Club and Jonathan Asher from The Wilderness Society walk us through the highlights of the massive public lands bill that’s heading to the House […]

Duration:00:37:32

What Western voters want

2/14/2019
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In this episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, we catch you up on a boatload of news about Interior Secretary nominee David Bernhardt. Then pollsters Lori Weigel and Dave Metz walk us through some of the highlights of the Conservation in the West Poll from the Colorado College State of the Rockies Project. News […]

Duration:00:25:52

Jon Jarvis: “They’re calling it the sh*tdown”

1/8/2019
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In this episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, former National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis weighs in on the government shutdown, and why he thinks Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is making a terrible mistake by leaving park gates open. This week in Western history: Cannibal Alferd Packer gets paroled Phil Ochs’ “The Ballad […]

Duration:00:32:01

Ryan K. Zinke, Will You Please Go Now?

12/18/2018
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In the latest episode of Go West, Young Podcast: As Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke steps down, National Wildlife Federation President and CEO Collin O'Mara explains how he went from optimism to disappointment with Zinke's tenure in a must-read Washington Post op-ed.

Duration:00:24:31

The post-election spectacular

11/30/2018
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In this episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, The CWP team and pollster Brian Gottlieb discuss how public lands played a key role in the midterm elections across the West. Links: 4th National Climate Assessment Zinke on KCRA Fact-checking Zinke’s claims Wildfire and pine beetles Climate change and wildfire risk Video: Public lands ads in […]

Duration:00:50:48

Interior Dept. whistleblower Joel Clement

11/5/2018
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Former Interior Department climate scientist Joel Clement offers his advice for Interior officials considering whether to blow the whistle today.

Duration:00:30:01

The Navajo Nation’s post-coal future

10/12/2018
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With the giant coal-fired Navajo Generating Station scheduled to shut down next year, a conversation with two Navajo anti-coal activists: Percy Deal, and Nicole Horseherder with To Nizoni Ani. News Congress lets the Land & Water Conservation Fund expire Interior’s new science policy is a wolf in sheep’s clothing History The first power flows from […]

Duration:00:30:21

Sen. Michael Bennet fights to save the Land & Water Conservation Fund

9/7/2018
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Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado lays out a path forward to save the Land & Water Conservation Fund, America's most successful parks program, before it expires at the end of the month.

Duration:00:27:04

How to win the West in 2018

8/8/2018
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In this episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, pollster Brian Gottlieb and CWP Executive Director Jen Rokala discuss the new Winning the West poll on the importance of public lands issues to Western voters. Download the report Download full poll results News: Trump’s ignorant fire tweets History: Amanda McFarland’s Alaska mission Host/Producer: Aaron Weiss Feedback: podcast@westernpriorities.org […]

Duration:00:35:45

Veterans stand up for public lands

7/26/2018
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A conversation with veterans Garett Reppenhagen, Kim Crumbo, and Brett Myrick. All three are now public lands activists. They discuss why public lands are so important to veterans re-entering civilian life, and what they would say to President Trump if they had the chance.

Duration:00:32:13