Articles written by: Tom Flynn

Tom lives in Boise, Idaho and works for Outdoor Alliance. He is passionate about both protecting and enjoying the outdoors - through anything human powered, but most often on a single speed or a skin track. He counts himself lucky to work and write for the sake of something he cares so much about.

This Week in Outdoor Policy – February 21st
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – February 21st

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Ski Areas Not Responsible for Avalanches? Here’s a worrying idea. A Colorado court […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – February 14th
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – February 14th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Fat Biking is Not a Crime…or is it? If you haven’t noticed, the […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – January 31st
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – January 31st

  Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Two Good Bills Pass Committee On Tuesday, the House Natural Resources Committee […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – January 3rd
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – January 3rd

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net.   Hunter Hired to Eliminate Wolf Packs Wolves dominated the outdoor policy news […]

The Week in Outdoor Policy – December 13th
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The Week in Outdoor Policy – December 13th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Fed Land Grab Efforts Continue in Idaho… Time to revisit everyone’s favorite public […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – December 6th
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – December 6th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Progress Towards Lifting National Park Boating Ban As surprising as it may be, […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – November 15th
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – November 15th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net.  Sidecountry: What’s in a name? It’s that time of year again, where both […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – November 8th
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – November 8th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Ruminating on National Monuments A combination of events, especially Interior Secretary Sally Jewell’s […]

The Week in Outdoor Policy – November 1st
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The Week in Outdoor Policy – November 1st

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Two Pro Public Land Op-eds With the government shutdown old news already, many […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – October 18th
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – October 18th

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. Most Fridays, he summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines. With questions, news tips and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Government Turns the Lights Back On This week’s news in one sentence: the […]