Tag: state management
Reality bears no resemblance to their wild claims of an all-out “land grab.” In fact, it would be more accurate to call this movement a state-based conservation movement.
In the West, our relationship with federal lands is much different. It is our backyard, and poor resource management inflicts repercussions.
The federal government loses money on the public lands it manages. The states make money, and quite a bit of it.
The actual fight is between the far left who want to keep our public lands locked up and those of us who think they should be managed correctly for the benefit of all Montanans not just a few rich liberals.
So, on December 31, the State of Utah is formally demanding that Washington, D.C., relinquish control over more than 30 million acres of valuable land currently controlled by various federal bureaucracies.