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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


Deer, forests, and biodiversity

11/1/2017
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, a conversation with scientist Michelle Elise Spicer, who studies the effects of deer overpopulation and logging on forest biodiversity. Spicer works out of Dr. Walter Carson’s lab at the University of Pittsburgh. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play Also mentioned in this episode: The Zinke Doctrine

Duration: 00:21:06


Scoring state conservation policies

10/18/2017
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Jesse Prentice-Dunn and Sara Rose Tannenbaum walk us through the Center for Western Priorities' new state conservation scorecard.

Duration: 00:19:00


Fire & Facts

9/22/2017
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast: Ryan Zinke's error-ridden monuments report, and are national public lands more likely to burn across the West?

Duration: 00:25:10


Brent Rose’s epic monument road trip

9/9/2017
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, journalist and director Brent Rose talks about his epic national monuments road trip, and what he’s learned after living the #vanlife for two years. Also mentioned: Interior Secretary Zinke fiddles on climate while America’s national parks burn Congress is considering an egregious giveaway of publicly-owned oil, gas, and coal […]

Duration: 00:30:00


Ryan Zinke’s Secret Report

8/28/2017
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, Nada Culver and Matt Lee-Ashley explain what we do and don't know about the secret Interior Department report on eviscerating national mounments, and what a prolonged legal challenge might look like.

Duration: 00:15:31


Meet Robbie Bond, the 9-year-old public lands activist

8/21/2017
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, we watch the solar eclipse with a group of kids, then talk to 9-year-old public lands activist Robbie Bond.

Duration: 00:16:39


The economy of Grand Staircase–Escalante w/ Nate Waggoner

8/7/2017
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Nate Waggoner, co-owner of Escalante Outfitters, explains how Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument has transformed the economy of Southern Utah, as well as how far he's gone to try to tell his story to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

Duration: 00:25:51


Inside the Monuments to America road trip

8/1/2017
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, the entire Center for Western Priorities team sits down to talk about our Monuments to America road trip across six states, and listen to highlights from speakers at each stop. Read up and see pictures from the trip: Grand Junction to Albuquerque Flagstaff to Palm Springs Las […]

Duration: 00:41:05


Organ Mountains–Desert Peaks and the national monument economy

7/11/2017
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, a conversation with Carrie Hamblen of the Las Cruces Green Chamber of Commerce about how local businesses are thriving thanks to Organ Mountains–Desert Peaks National Monument. Plus: Join CWP’s Monuments to America road trip next week! Producer/host: Aaron Weiss Feedback: podcast@westernpriorities.org Music: Purple Planet

Duration: 00:29:21


Jessica Loya and the Hispanic Access Foundation

6/23/2017
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, an interview with Jessica Loya of the Hispanic Access Foundation about why public lands are important to the Latino community, and how to get more kids from urban areas into our national parks and monuments. HAF’s short film, Leche y Miel This week in Western history: The murder […]

Duration: 00:30:42


Rep. Jared Huffman on how to prioritize your outrage

6/6/2017
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, a conversation with Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA 02) about why water rights are such a hot-button issue in California politics, how he became an advocate for public lands and the environment, and how to prioritize your outrage in the age of Trump. This week in Western history: […]

Duration: 00:29:33


The archaeology of Bears Ears w/ Jonathan Till

5/19/2017
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, a conversation with archaeologist Jonathan Till, curator at Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum in Utah. Jonathan explains the history of human settlement in the Bears Ears region. Also in this episode: David Bernhardt’s conflicts of interest, part 1 and part 2 Under Trump, inconvenient data is […]

Duration: 00:28:54


Sen. Jon Tester on mining at the gates of Yellowstone

5/4/2017
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, a conversation with Montana Senator Jon Tester about his bill to ban mining near the entrance to Yellowstone National Park, and whether it’s possible for senators to work across the aisle in the current political climate. This week in Western history: Calamity Jane Host/producer: Aaron Weiss Feedback: podcast@westernpriorities.org […]

Duration: 00:32:37


Christy Goldfuss and Kate Kelly on President Trump’s monumental attack

4/27/2017
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, Obama administration veterans Christy Goldfuss and Kate Kelly take us behind the scenes of the creation of Bears Ears and other national monuments, and give us their take on President Trump’s executive order targeting dozens of monument designations dating back more than 20 years. Goldfuss was the managing […]

Duration: 00:22:31


Michael Finkel and the North Pond Hermit

4/13/2017
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, a conversation with author Michael Finkel about Christopher Knight, the “North Pond Hermit” who lived for 27 years alone in the Maine woods. Michael’s book is The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the the Last True Hermit. Michael’s book is based on this GQ article from 2014 […]

Duration: 00:43:58


Rep. Raúl Grijalva on Trump and the resistance

3/30/2017
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In this episode of Go West, Young Podcast, Congressman Raúl Grijalva, ranking member of the House Natural Resources Committee, talks about President Trump’s executive order gutting climate protections, and which issues he hopes to work with Republicans on in the coming months. More reading: When the power of protest works Host/producer: Aaron Weiss Feedback: podcast@westernpriorities.org Music: […]

Duration: 00:30:52


Ep 11: Mark Squillace on the Antiquities Act

3/22/2017
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This episode of Go West, Young Podcast is a wide-ranging conversation with Professor Mark Squillace, director of the Natural Resources Law Center at the University of Colorado law School. Squillace first weighs in on whether President Trump has the authority to erase or shrink a national monument, then he debunks all of the legal theories […]

Duration: 00:36:53


Ep 10: Patagonia and Bears Ears

3/13/2017
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Our guest in this episode of Go West, Young Podcast is Ron Hunter, Patagonia’s Environmental Activism Manager. Read more about Patagonia’s 360-degree Bears Ears experience from Mashable and FastCo Create. Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn Host & producer: Aaron Weiss Music: Purple Planet

Duration: 00:19:24


Ep 9: The outdoor economy w/ Luis Benitez

2/24/2017
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A conversation with Luis Benitez, director of the Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office. Links mentioned in the show: Headwaters Economics, Federal Lands in the West: Liability or Asset? The history of “This Land is Your Land“

Duration: 00:26:12

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