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the management of public lands
The government will auction off 20 parcels of public land.
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The group is halfway through its 10-year Michigan Pheasant Restoration Initiative (MPRI) to enhance Michigan’s pheasant habitat, populations and hunting opportunities on private and public lands.
Carbofuran, an extremely toxic pesticide that's effectively banned in the United States, is fast becoming a favorite tool among Mexican drug cartels, which operate in California's public lands.
There is also a longstanding dispute over the way those nefarious Canadians price timber, which is mainly taken from public land in Canada but from private land in the United States.
Widening that stretch is out of the question because there just isn’t enough public land on either side of the road, according to county staff.
Take the wilds of eastern Oregon, where ranchers spent the Obama era fearing that vast tracts of the Owyhee Canyonlands would be declared a national monument, exposing them to lawsuits from eco-absolutists bent on banning cattle from public lands.
Indeed, Zinke has indicated a willingness to turn many park services over to private corporations, making public lands just a little less public.
Hikers can choose from more than a dozen trails, from under two miles to more than seven, in the park and on surrounding public lands.
Statues on public lands are erected to honor those whose actions bettered our lives.
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: land that is owned and taken care of by the government
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