Entries by David Lillard

A Romance Blooms Exploring Public Lands

How Public Lands Shape My Memories By Kathleen Tyner It wasn’t until recently that I realized how important public lands were in shaping my life. I moved to West Virginia from western Pennsylvania in November 2009, when I was just 24 years old, to start my job with West Virginia Rivers Coalition. The very first […]

Green group sues Zinke for review documents

Jennifer Yachnin, E&E News reporter An environmental group filed a lawsuit against Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, accusing the Trump administration of withholding public records in its review of national monuments. The Center for Biological Diversity announced today it has filed a lawsuit against Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, asserting the Trump administration is “unlawfully withholding public […]

A Paddler Goes To Washington

A Capitol Hill perspective from a West Virginia paddler By Dave Bassage To an outsider looking in, these seem like especially uncertain times in Congress. But what does it look like from the inside? I got a peek a few weeks ago, and offer my insights here. First a bit about me. I left a […]