New Poll: Large Majority of Westerners Oppose Using the NDAA to Block Sage-Grouse Plans· Press Release
“A strong majority of Westerners—including military men and women, veterans, and their families—have once again made it clear that they do not want to see years of Western stakeholders’ hard work derailed,"
Utah Veterans ask President Obama to Protect Bears Ears as a National Monument· Press Release
The designation of Bears Ears as a National Monument would protect 1.9 million acres of public lands, preserving more than 100,000 Native American cultural sites while also providing incredible recreation opportunities...
Statement of Retired Major General Paul D. Eaton on passage of permanent reauthorization of Land and Water Conversation Fund· VetVoice Foundation
This is a big victory for veterans, their families and others who value the recreation and rehabilitation offered by our public lands.
Letter: Veterans' support for Divide· Post Independent
As the Rocky Mountain director for Vet Voice Foundation, I have been following the BLM’s draft decision to cancel the undeveloped oil and gas leases in the heart of the Thompson Divide while honoring existing operations on the land.
Vet Voice Foundation Applauds President Obama, Sen. Feinstein on Announcement of California Desert National Monuments· Press Release
“Veterans support permanent protection for these desert monuments. So many recent vets have returned from desert war zones to find healing and peace at home, in the California desert."
Letter: Vets for Thompson Divide· Post Independent
Last month I attended the BLM’s public meeting on a proposal to cancel some of the leases in the heart of the Thompson Divide.
Veterans Help Save the Boundary Waters After it Saved Them· Huffington Post
Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is America's most visited wilderness area. It encompasses 1.1 million acres of pristine water and unspoiled woodlands.
Letter from concerned Westerners to the national leadership· The Hill
Unfortunately, it has come to our attention that a handful of Republicans in Congress are attempting to thwart Westerners’ hard work and collaborative efforts to preserve the sage-grouse and public land habitat.
Feinstein turns to Obama to protect California desert· San Francisco Chronicle
Standing in 97-degree heat before a rowdy crowd of nearly 1,000 people last month at the Whitewater Preserve north of Palm Springs, Sen. Dianne Feinstein made clear that she will do whatever is necessary to protect California desert.
Veterans: California Desert National Monuments Would Protect WWII History and National Heritage· Huffington Post
Preserving past military battlefields and training areas is our responsibility so future generations can visit and learn from our ancestors' sacrifices, achievements, and even failures.