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Local Graduate Students Selected to Participate in National Student Congress

Four local Graduate Students (Mackenzie Case, Erik Olsen, Kim Young and Jared Talley – Boise State University ) have been selected to participate in the third National Student Congress on Public Land Policy for Land Management, sponsored by the Public Lands Foundation (PLF) and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Las Cruces District.” “Along with Case, twenty students will engage with policy makers, current and former federal land managers and academicians to discuss public land policy in the face of a changing environment.” “This year’s Student Congress will explore, discuss and formulate responses to questions on the future of public land management and its relevance in today’s social and political climate.”

The participants will be attending this program in Las Cruces, New Mexico on September 8-11, 2016.  Interviews with Student Congress participants may be arranged by contacting Mike Ferguson at 703-336-2262 or at mferguson@publicland.org.

Originating source: news releases announcing the participation of Mackenzie Case, Erik Olsen, Jared Tally and Kim Young, local residents/students, in the Third Biannual Student Congress on Public Land Policy for Land Management. 8/5/16 | Boise State Update posting 8/8/16

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