Land management

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signs decrees creating vast new national parks using lands donated by the Tompkins Conservation, in what is believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country, at a ceremony in Patagonia Park, Chile, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
January 29, 2018 - 6:36 pm
PARQUE PATAGONIA, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signed decrees Monday creating vast new national parks using lands donated by a U.S. conservation organization in what is believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country. The agreement was...
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Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signs decrees creating vast new national parks using lands donated by the Tompkins Conservation, in what is believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country, at a ceremony in Patagonia Park, Chile, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
January 29, 2018 - 6:06 pm
PARQUE PATAGONIA, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signed decrees Monday creating vast new national parks using lands donated by a U.S. conservation organization in what is believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country. The agreement...
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FILE - This undated file photo shows a view of Pumalin Park in the south of Chile. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signed on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, decrees creating vast new national parks using lands donated by Tompkins Conservation, a U.S. organization, that includes Pumalin Park. It’s believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country. (Carlos Quezada/ La Tercera via AP File) MANDATORY CREDIT LA TERCERA **
January 29, 2018 - 3:10 pm
PARQUE PATAGONIA, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signed decrees Monday creating vast new national parks using lands donated by a U.S. conservation organization in what is believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country. The decrees...
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January 29, 2018 - 1:42 pm
BALMACEDA, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has signed decrees creating vast new national parks using lands donated by a U.S. conservation organization. It's believed to be the largest private donation of land ever from a private entity to a country. The decrees signed Monday by...
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In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, Ashley Winters, of New York City, places a pair of boots amid the mannequins on display in the Joules clothing display at the opening of the Outdoor Retailers and Snow Show in the Colorado Convention Center, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Denver. Three floors of all the latest products for outdoor use makes the event the largest U.S. trade show for the outdoor and winter sports industries that represent $887 billion in sales. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 25, 2018 - 7:29 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show debuted in Denver on Thursday after the multimillion-dollar international gathering of industry brands made a high-profile departure from its longtime Utah home in a dispute over preserving public lands. Organizers and industry figures launched the...
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Snowboards are on display at the Mervin Made booth at the opening of the Outdoor Retailers and Snow Show in the Colorado Convention Center, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Denver. Three floors of all the latest products for outdoor use makes the event the largest U.S. trade show for the outdoor and winter sports industries that represent $887 billion in sales. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 25, 2018 - 4:00 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show debuted in Denver on Thursday after the multimillion-dollar international gathering of industry brands made a high-profile departure from its longtime Utah home in a dispute over preserving public lands. Organizers and industry figures launched the...
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FILE - In this April 19, 2005 file photo, a Canada lynx heads into the Rio Grande National Forest after being released near Creede, Colo. Wildlife officials said Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, the Canada lynx no longer needs special protections in the United States. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will begin drafting a rule to revoke the animal's threatened species status, which has been in place since 2000. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 11, 2018 - 7:11 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife officials in the United States declared Canada lynx recovered on Thursday and said the snow-loving wild cats no longer need special protections following steps to preserve their habitat. The Fish and Wildlife Service said it will begin drafting a rule to revoke the...
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FILE - In this April 19, 2005 file photo, a Canada lynx heads into the Rio Grande National Forest after being released near Creede, Colo. Wildlife officials said Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, the Canada lynx no longer needs special protections in the United States. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will begin drafting a rule to revoke the animal's threatened species status, which has been in place since 2000. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 11, 2018 - 6:03 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife officials in the United States declared Canada lynx recovered on Thursday and said the snow-loving wild cats no longer need special protections following steps to preserve their habitat. The Fish and Wildlife Service said it will begin drafting a rule to revoke the...
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Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks at Metropolitan Police Department headquarters two days after federal charges were dismissed against him in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Bundy, the Nevada rancher and states’ rights figure who was freed after federal charges were dismissed in a 2014 armed standoff with government agents says the county sheriff and the governor are the only authorities he recognizes. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
January 10, 2018 - 8:08 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada rancher who led a 2014 armed standoff with government agents spoke Wednesday saying that it's up to people in states, not the federal officials, to manage vast expanses of rangeland in the U.S. West. To conservative followers, the plainspoken 71-year-old Cliven Bundy is...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2017, file photo, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., center, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats say they’re shifting to offense on health care, emboldened by successes in defending the Affordable Care Act. They say their ultimate goal is a government guarantee of affordable coverage for all. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 10, 2018 - 2:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats from coastal states accused the Trump administration of punishing states with Democratic leaders after the administration said it would block oil drilling off Florida's coast following objections from that state's Republican governor. Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of...
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