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This Week in Outdoor Policy
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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 […]

The Vermont Land Trust: Q & A with Elise Annes
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The Vermont Land Trust: Q & A with Elise Annes

Vermont is one of the few states that hasn’t fully given into urbanization. This is something that makes Vermont unique, and it is something The Vermont Land Trust works to keep. The Vermont Land Trust has been working since 1977 to preserve “over 700 working farms, hundreds of thousands of acres of productive forestland, […]

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 […]

Protectors Become Villains
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Protectors Become Villains

There are less than 40,000 rhinos left in existence in the world. Despite being protected, they are still the victims of poaching for their horns as medicinal substances. In the Great Limpopo Transfrontier, a sanctuary for these animals, they have now been completely wiped out with the help of the game rangers. […]

Nature Valley Supports National Park Week Digitally
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Nature Valley Supports National Park Week Digitally

In celebration of our national parks, Nature Vally is expanding its mobile footage of Sequoia National Park by approximately 50 miles. This will be an addition to the Nature Valley Trail View, a digital platform that provides more than 375 panoramic views and interactive guides. Already, some of our most […]

Celebrate John Muir with the Episcopalian Church
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Celebrate John Muir with the Episcopalian Church

Not many religions view Jon Muir as a semi-deity, so for the ones that do, here’s our way of saying, ‘thumbs-up’.”Blessed Creator of the earth and all that inhabits it: We thank you for your prophets John Muir and Hudson Stuck, who rejoiced in your beauty made known in the […]

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. Antiquities Act in the Crosshairs What do Jackson Hole, Wrangell-St. Elias, the Black Canyon […]

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. 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 […]

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.  This week’s post delayed because the entire Outdoor Alliance crew was in Washington DC […]