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Congress’s budget cutting promotes federal land transfer to states

Rep. Lawerence Denney and supporters announce that the Republican National Committee has passed a resolution endorsing transferring federal lands to states. (Betsy Russell)
Rep. Lawerence Denney and supporters announce that the Republican National Committee has passed a resolution endorsing transferring federal lands to states. (Betsy Russell)

PUBLIC LANDS -- Giving federal public land to states would promote the eventual theft of public access.

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TRCP CEO says budget cuts part of federal lands transfer push
Whit Fosburgh, president and CEO of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, said that a concerted effort in Congress to curb spending on federal lands management is designed to foment discord over that management and build support for transfer of those lands to states.
-WyoFile.com



Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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