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Republicans move to sell off 3.3m acres of national land, sparking rallies

January 31, 2017View for printing

"It's not only an assault on our traditions. It's the idea that they're stealing that from our children." John Gale, conservation director for Backcountry Hunters and Anglers in Missoula, Montana

Land totaling the size of Connecticut has been targeted in a new bill in the Republican House, uniting hunters and conservationists in opposition

Full Story: https://www.theguardian.com/environme ... nt-chaffetz

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The BLM leases lands near Chaco Canyon for $3 million The controversial parcels are the first auctioned online in New Mexico.

Jodi Peterson

http://www.hcn.org/articles/land-nea ... edium=email

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