public lands

The Perils of Use-It-or-Lose-It Public Lands Policy

The Perils of Use-It-or-Lose-It Public Lands Policy

Scholars criticize public lands policy that requires use and development at the expense of conservation.

Land Reform Is America’s Long Lost Regulatory Frontier

Land Reform Is America’s Long Lost Regulatory Frontier

A history of regulatory exclusion continues to encourage unequal access to land ownership.

Calling It Quits on Oil and Gas Leases

Calling It Quits on Oil and Gas Leases

Scholars argue that the Interior Secretary has authority to terminate fossil fuel leases on public lands.

Equity and Justice Should Begin at Home

Equity and Justice Should Begin at Home

Federal public lands agencies should prioritize the inclusion and fair treatment of all employees.