Public Lands Articles
Utah Farm Bureau, State Executive & Legislative Leaders Express Disappointment in National Monument Expansion
Once again, the federal government has yanked the political football of public lands management out from proponents of multiple use and local input like Lucy to Charlie Brown.
Fire Restrictions Begin for all BLM Public Lands in Utah
Restrictions will help protect public lands, communities, and visitors
Conservation Advances Must Do No Harm
Three key requests are outlined in a letter to President Biden: that the administration provide clarity on the initiative; that the effort recognizes voluntary conservation efforts already underway; and that the administration seeks input from farmers and ranchers.
Bipartisan Growing Climate Solutions Act Makes it Easier for Farmers, Ranchers and Forest Owners to Benefit from Voluntary Carbon Markets
The Growing Climate Solutions Act would ensure agricultural producers and forest owners of all sizes looking to enter the carbon market for the first time have access to reliable information, qualified technical service providers and third-party verifiers.
The Bureau of Land Management seeks nominations to the Utah Resource Advisory Council
This citizen-based council assists in the development of recommendations that address public land management issues.
Utah Farm Bureau Joins Coalition to Support Federal Wildfire Bill
The bipartisan legislation being considered will expedite forest management, accelerate post-fire restoration and reforestation, and remove dead and dangerous wood from national forests.
The Bureau of Land Management’s Headquarters Officially Established in Grand Junction, Colorado
Relocation of staff resources enhances the Bureau’s ability to serve the American public
The Bureau of Land Management names Greg Sheehan as Utah State Director
As Utah State Director, Sheehan will oversee management of nearly 22.9 million acres of public lands, representing about 42% of the state
USDA ARS Improving Seeding Success on Cheatgrass-Infested Rangelands
Cheatgrass has transformed arid sagebrush plant communities in the Great Basin by providing a fine-textured, early maturing fuel that increases the chance, rate, spread, and season of wildfires.