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 – July 5th
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – July 5th

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.  Forest Management Scandal and Wildfire Tragedy in Arizona Timber management on public lands doesn’t normally […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – June 21st
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – June 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. Mountain Biking Approved on New Section of the Continental Divide Trail Great, unexpected […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – June 14th
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – June 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.   Paddlers Plead for Access in National Parks Did you know that paddling […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy – June 7th
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This Week in Outdoor Policy – June 7th

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. States Still Trying to Stick It to the Feds… The land-grab battle between […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy
Outdoor Advocacy

This Week in Outdoor Policy

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. Sierra Club Sues Over Mountain Bike Park Late last week, the Sierra Club […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy
Outdoor Advocacy

This Week in Outdoor Policy

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.   Climbing Bolts Cleared in Wilderness After some bad news for Idaho climbers […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy with Tom Flynn
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This Week in Outdoor Policy with Tom Flynn

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. For questions, comments and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Complete Climbing Ban Proposed at Castle Rocks, ID This week, Idaho climbers got some […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy with Tom Flynn (Week of April 28)
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This Week in Outdoor Policy with Tom Flynn (Week of April 28)

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. For questions, comments and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Pay to Play? Hikers Sue Over Forest Service Fees One of the best things […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy with Tom Flynn
Outdoor Advocacy

This Week in Outdoor Policy with Tom Flynn

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. For questions, comments and angry hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Antiquities Act in the Crosshairs What do Jackson Hole, Wrangell-St. Elias, the Black Canyon […]

This Week in Outdoor Policy with Tom Flynn
Outdoor Advocacy

This Week in Outdoor Policy with Tom Flynn

Tom Flynn tracks policy related to conservation and recreation for the Outdoor Alliance. He summarizes the week’s top outdoor policy related headlines on Fridays. For questions, comments and hate mail, email him at tom [at] outdooralliance [dot] net. Above is a cool pic of Tom staring off into the sun. If you can […]