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A New Plan for 5 Million Acres

5 Reasons to Care, 3 Topics to Understand, 1 Way to Get Involved. How would you manage 5 million acres? This spring, you have a once-in-a-generation chance to answer that very question. The Bureau of Land Management will be seeking input from the public on the Southeast Oregon Resource Management Plan Amendment (SEORMP), a...

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Going Public: Becoming a Public Land Leader

Brittany Leffel hosted a Public Land Leader gathering in December and wrote about her experience “going public”.   Behind every beloved trail is a crew of stewards working to preserve the trail. Likewise, behind every wilderness area and national forest are people speaking up for our public lands. I’ve always taken pride in my...

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Species Spotlight: Mountain Mahogany

By LeeAnn Kriegh Trees live their lives on a different timescale than ours, so it helps to slow ourselves down to fully appreciate them. Certainly, a shrubby little tree like curlleaf mountain-mahogany (Cercocarpus ledifolius) isn’t going to catch our eye if we’re racing past along the trail. But take time for a closer look,...

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