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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

The Cadiz pipeline and the Zinke/Halliburton scandal

6/21/2018
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The proposed Cadiz pipeline would drain an aquifer under the Mojave Desert to send water to Southern California. What are the risks, and could it actually get built?

Duration:00:31:30

New Mexico AG Hector Balderas on a fair share for taxpayers

6/6/2018
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As the Interior Department's Royalty Policy Committee meets in Albuquerque, New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas explains why he's suing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the Trump administration.

Duration:00:14:17

The sage-grouse’s uncertain future

5/24/2018
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, conversations with Nada Culver of The Wilderness Society and Mary Flanderka with Wyoming Outdoor Council about the multi-state agreement to keep the sage-grouse off the Endangered Species List, and the Trump administration's efforts to blow up that plan.

Duration:00:32:38

Wild Stories for Public Lands Day

5/18/2018
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Three stories from Conservation Colorado's Wild Stories event, celebrating diverse voices in the outdoor community in honor of Colorado Public Lands Day.

Duration:00:34:29

Teaching the next generation of outdoor leaders

5/1/2018
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We meet Pete Nelson and Alexa VanSchaardenburg, an instructor and student in the Outdoor Leadership program at Warren Tech in Jefferson County, Colorado.

Duration:00:26:06

The Next 100 Coalition

4/10/2018
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A conversation about diversity in our parks with Kevin Bryan of the Next 100 Coalition and Jessica Loya of the Hispanic Access Foundation.

Duration:00:37:38

290 million reasons to love public lands

3/22/2018
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CWP's Lucy Livesay talks about her new report on public lands visitation, 290 Million Reasons to Invest in America's Public Lands.

Duration:00:16:15

Drilling at Greater Chaco

3/7/2018
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Paul Reed from Archaeology Southwest and Ernie Atencio from the National Parks Conservation Association give us the history of oil and gas drilling in New Mexico's Greater Chaco region.

Duration:00:13:54

Senator Tom Udall on Ryan Zinke’s first year

2/27/2018
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Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico weighs in on Secretary Ryan Zinke's first year at the Interior Department, and what he learned as the son of Interior Secretary Stewart Udall.

Duration:00:25:27

Jessi Johnson: Sportswomen mobilize for public lands

2/15/2018
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, a conversation with bowhunter and public lands activist Jessi Johnson, one of the co-founders of Artemis, the new sportswomen's group from the National Wildlife Federation.

Duration:00:39:49

What Westerners really think about conservation

2/6/2018
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, we take a deep dive into the 2018 Conservation in the West Poll from the Colorado College State of the Rockies Project.

Duration:00:27:52

Uranium at the Grand Canyon and Bears Ears

1/12/2018
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A conversation with Amber Reimondo and Roger Clark from the Grand Canyon Trust about the history and possible future of uranium mining and contamination near the Grand Canyon. Then CWP's Greg Zimmerman walks us through uranium claims near Bears Ears National Monument.

Duration:00:38:48

The future of America’s bison w/ Amy Martin

12/21/2017
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Amy Martin, creator of Threshold, talks about season 1 of her podcast, which focused on the past, present, and future of bison in America.

Duration:00:29:31

Sen. Martin Heinrich on Trump’s national monument proclamation

12/5/2017
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New Mexico Sen. Martin Heinrich weighs in on President Trump’s proclamation attempting to erase more than two million acres from Bears Ears and Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monuments.

Duration:00:24:37

The Environmental Cost of Trump’s Border Wall

11/22/2017
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A look at the environmental risks if President Trump's dream of a “great wall” along the U.S-Mexico border becomes a reality.

Duration:00:32:33

Law professor John Leshy on the Antiquities Act and the Trump Administration

11/9/2017
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UC Hastings law professor emeritus and former Interior Department Solicitor John Leshy talks about the Antiquities Act and a strange ruling from the U.S. Court of Claims

Duration:00:35:06