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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

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

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