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Hiking, fishing, camping, skiing – these are just some of the ways people across the United States enjoy life in the West. People from all over the country travel and move to the West just to be close…

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The United States is home to 9.2 million wild and domesticated horses. Upwards of 50,000 of these horses are Mustangs – wild horses descended from domesticated…

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In the early part of 2017, Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah proposed a bill that would transfer three million acres of federal land back to several states. The bill was met with backlash from…

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The Wild West, the Golden West, the Great Wide Open—whatever you call it, we have a lot to be grateful for. This means that we also have a lot to lose. Saving the West is a campaign to use the power of social media and grassroots advocacy to bring people together and slow the unchecked development of open space. To that end, we operate an online resource dedicated to environmental news, solutions and community.

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For nearly thirty years, a coalition of conservationists, business owners and native Alaskans has prevented mineral companies from building the Pebble Mine. It has been a long and difficult fight, but the struggle over the Bristol Bay watershed, where the mine…

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