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John Freemuth was quoted in an Associated Press story

“John Freemuth was quoted in an Associated Press story about the listing of the slickspot peppergrass plant under the Endangered Species Act. The flowering plant is found only in eight southwest Idaho counties. Freemuth noted that those eight counties also … (Read More) John Freemuth was quoted in an Associated Press story

John Freemuth co-authored an article titled “Reform, Don’t Replace, the National Park Service.”

John Freemuth, executive director of the Andrus Center for Public Policy, and William Lowry, a professor at Washington University, co-authored an article titled “Reform, Don’t Replace, the National Park Service.” The article is part of the National Parks Traveler’s Centennial … (Read More) John Freemuth co-authored an article titled “Reform, Don’t Replace, the National Park Service.”

John Freemuth was quoted in the Associated Press

“John Freemuth, executive director of the Andrus Center and a public lands expert, was quoted in an Associated Press story about how the growing number of homes built on the edge of the wilderness is complicating firefighting efforts. The story … (Read More) John Freemuth was quoted in the Associated Press

John Freemuth Named Executive Director of the Andrus Center

“Boise State University professor John Freemuth has been named the new executive director of the Andrus Center for Public Policy. Freemuth has a long track record of service for the Andrus Center, most recently as senior fellow for environment and … (Read More) John Freemuth Named Executive Director of the Andrus Center

John Freemuth – Quoted in The Idaho Statesman

Land transfer surveys in Idaho need nuanced approach John Freemuth is professor of public policy and senior fellow at the Cecil Andrus Center for Public Policy at Boise State. Justin Vaughn is associate professor of political science and helped lead … (Read More) John Freemuth – Quoted in The Idaho Statesman

John Freemuth was quoted in The Conversation

“John Freemuth, senior fellow of the Cecil Andrus Center for Public Policy, penned an in-depth analysis of the national Antiquities Act for The Conversation. The piece is part of a series on the national park system. The article, titled “How … (Read More) John Freemuth was quoted in The Conversation

Twisted Roots of the West

Professor John Freemuth’s article titled “The Twisted Roots of U.S. Land Policy in the West” was published by The Blue Review last week. In the article he discusses the history and utility of land in the West as it relates to … (Read More) Twisted Roots of the West

Major Federal Land Policy Change

Professor John Freemuth was quoted in an ABC News article titled “Wildfire Plan Seen as Biggest Land Policy Change in Decades”. The article discusses a federal land policy change initiated by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell that “directed federal resources for the first … (Read More) Major Federal Land Policy Change

John Freemuth Joins the Conversation on U.S. Land Policy

Professor John Freemuth’s article titled “The twisted roots of U.S. land policy in the West” was published by The Conversation. In it he discusses the utility of land, creation of the BLM and conflicting views. Read The twisted roots of U.S. land policy in … (Read More) John Freemuth Joins the Conversation on U.S. Land Policy

BSU Receives Two CESU Grants

Boise State University has received two Cooperative Ecosystem Study Unit (CESU) grants to enhance the USGS Gap Analysis Program and Protected Area Database (PAD-US) contributions to federal land management. John Freemuth and Lisa Duarte are the principal investigators on the … (Read More) BSU Receives Two CESU Grants