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John Freemuth was quoted in an titled “Forest Service, Idaho work to boost logging on federal land.”

Forest Service, Idaho work to boost logging on federal land … you don’t compromise environmental values,” said John Freemuth, a Boise State University environmental policy professor and public lands expert. “The article discusses agreements for logging and restoration projects on … (Read More) John Freemuth was quoted in an titled “Forest Service, Idaho work to boost logging on federal land.”

John Freemuth was quoted in a High Country News story

John Freemuth was quoted in a High Country News story titled “Trump administration erodes environmental protections.” Read the full article in the High Country News. Original source: Boise State UPDATE 9/13/17; High County News 9/11/17 (Read More) John Freemuth was quoted in a High Country News story

President Kustra to Moderate Politics of Protected Areas Forum

“Boise State University President Bob Kustra will moderate a forum presented by the Idaho Environmental Forum, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational association, from 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 in the Sapphire Room at The Riverside Hotel. The forum, titled “The … (Read More) President Kustra to Moderate Politics of Protected Areas Forum

Memorial Planned for Legendary Idaho Political Leader Cecil Andrus

Cecil Andrus receives an honorary doctorate from Boise State in 2004.   “Cecil D. Andrus, a Democrat, the only Idahoan elected four times as the state’s governor and the former Secretary of the Interior under President Jimmy Carter, has died … (Read More) Memorial Planned for Legendary Idaho Political Leader Cecil Andrus

John Freemuth’s publication was referenced in a Science Magazine

John Freemuth’s 1991 publication, Islands Under Siege: National Parks and the Politics of External Threats, was referenced in a Science Magazine book critique titled “Another plea to protect America’s parks publishes in September. Will this one resonate?”You can read the … (Read More) John Freemuth’s publication was referenced in a Science Magazine

John Freemuth was quoted in High Country News

John Freemuth recently was highlighted in a Conversation piece titled “Do we have too many national monuments? 4 essential reads.”In it, Freemuth is quoted as saying, “Use of the Antiquities Act has fueled tensions between the federal government and states … (Read More) John Freemuth was quoted in High Country News

John Freemuth was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle

Seniors snap up US national park passes before price hike John Freemuth, a Boise State University environmental policy professor and public lands expert, has one of the senior passes and said the bump to … Original source: San Francisco Chronicle, … (Read More) John Freemuth was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle

John Freemuth led a team that helped create a new mapping tool

“A Boise State team led by John Freemuth, and funded by a USGS grant, helped create a new tool mapping public lands and other protected areas in the U.S. The Protected Areas Database of the United States contains more than 3 billion … (Read More) John Freemuth led a team that helped create a new mapping tool

John Freemuth was quoted on Boise State Public Radio

“Craters Of The Moon No Longer Up For Review By Trump Administration” John Freemuth says “the decision to halt the review is not surprising. He says Craters was never” … Original Source: Boise State Public Radio, 7/14/17 (Read More) John Freemuth was quoted on Boise State Public Radio

John Freemuth recently was quoted in an article in The Hill

John Freemuth recently was quoted in an article in The Hill titled “Companies push Trump to outsource work in national parks.” While Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke seems willing to hand concessionary control of national parks to private agencies, arguing that … (Read More) John Freemuth recently was quoted in an article in The Hill