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Dr. Greg Hill quoted in Idaho State Journal Article

Cece Gassner, director for economic development, and Greg Hill, acting director of the Idaho Policy Institute, recently were quoted in an Idaho State Journal article titled “INL and Boise State come together in Butte County.” The article highlights a new … (Read More) Dr. Greg Hill quoted in Idaho State Journal Article

Dr. Freemuth Quoted in WHIO NewsBreak Story

Dr. Freemuth was quoted in an article titled “APNewsBreak: Cyanide device on US land broke agency policy”. The article is in regards to an incident in which a cyanide device used for killing coyotes to protect livestock was activated by … (Read More) Dr. Freemuth Quoted in WHIO NewsBreak Story

SPS Faculty win the Larry Gould Best Article Award from WSSA and the SSJ

“Two of our own have won the Larry Gould Best Article Award from the WSSA and the SSJ.  Congrats to Amanda Ashley and Les Alm!” — Stephanie Witt Read Ashley and Alm’s full piece from The Social Science Journal at: ScienceDirect (Read More) SPS Faculty win the Larry Gould Best Article Award from WSSA and the SSJ

Ashley and Freemuth Appear on el.e.men’tal Idaho

Professor’s Seth Ashley and John Freemuth were guests on el.e.men’tal Idaho radio show February 22nd. The show offers news and interviews highlighting Idaho’s environmental issues. In the episode titled Media, Politics and Environmental Policy, Ashley and Freemuth discussed the role … (Read More) Ashley and Freemuth Appear on el.e.men’tal Idaho

John Freemuth Quoted in Idaho Statesman

John Freemuth was quoted in an Idaho Statesman story about how the Trump-ordered hiring freeze order might affect seasonal firefighters. Freemuth, a public lands expert and former National Park Service ranger, said the “uncertainty for agency scientists and other employees … (Read More) John Freemuth Quoted in Idaho Statesman

John Freemuth quoted in Associated Press and National Park Traveler Articles

Professor John Freemuth was quoted in two stories, one about parallels between the protest of the Dakota Pipeline and the Malheur Refuge Occupation and one about President Obama’s public lands legacy. In The Associated Press article titled “Some fear acquittal could lead … (Read More) John Freemuth quoted in Associated Press and National Park Traveler Articles

Sanghee Park’s Research on Public Debt

Dr. Sanghee Park’s article titled “Incentivizing Public Debt” about the inflated relationship between politicians and quangos was published by The Blue Review. In it she introduces why debt increases and the players that increase debt. Originating sources: The Blue Review, Park 10/10/16 (Read More) Sanghee Park’s Research on Public Debt

Freemuth to Speak at Tri-State Seminar

Professor John Freemuth will speak as part of a panel at the 12th annual tri-state seminar for federal judges in Sun Valley October 13th-15th. The panel will address federal land management policies that have been the source of recent conflicts and … (Read More) Freemuth to Speak at Tri-State Seminar

John Freemuth comments on Wildfire Rehabilitation

Professor John Freemuth was quoted in an Associated Press story titled “Wildfire rehabilitation in Idaho, Oregon includes herbicide, replanting” about efforts to rehabilitate land in Southwest Boise and Southeast Oregon that were burned by wildfires in 2015. Freemuth comments on … (Read More) John Freemuth comments on Wildfire Rehabilitation

John Freemuth’s Column on Privatizing National Parks

Public lands expert John Freemuth co-authored a column for The Conversation and the Scientific American titled “Corporate Sponsors at Yosemite? The Case against Privatizing National Parks”. In it they discuss risky reforms, national parks as valuable public resources, and reasonable reforms. Originating … (Read More) John Freemuth’s Column on Privatizing National Parks