Public lands protections could move ahead in Congress this year

Two of the primary conservation bills expected to be debated focus on Colorado

By: - February 4, 2021 1:21 pm

Visitors hike in the Redcloud Peak area of Colorado. Redcloud Peak is one of the areas addressed in the Protecting America’s Wilderness Act, sponsored by Rep. Diana DeGette. (Bob Wick/BLM)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.