U.S. House panel divides on party lines over how to better conserve public lands

DeGette: Most protected lands would be available for multiple uses, not just wilderness

By: - March 24, 2021 5:00 am

Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is home to the tallest dunes in North America. The dunefield spreads across 30 square miles and is a place of extremes. (Patrick Myers, National Park Service/1.0)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.