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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

Jen Schneider’s Book Receives National Recognition

A book co-authored by associate professor Jen Schneider, titled “Under Pressure: Coal Industry Rhetoric and Neoliberalism”, has been awarded the Environmental Communication Division Book of the Year Award from the Environmental Communication Division of the National Communication Association. Originating Source: Boise State … (Read More) Jen Schneider’s Book Receives National Recognition

John Freemuth on the Antiquities Act

John Freemuth’s article on the 1906 Antiquities Act titled “The Antiquities Act and America’s National Parks” was published by U.S. News.  Originating source: U.S. NEWS post 8/19 (Read More) John Freemuth on the Antiquities Act

John Freemuth Quoted in Fusion Article

Professor John Freemuth was quoted in an article published by Fusion dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service. The article focused on how Obama has used his power under the 1906 Antiquities Act to establish 22 new national … (Read More) John Freemuth Quoted in Fusion Article