national parks http://mtpr.org en Conservation A "Popular And Winning Issue" In The West http://mtpr.org/post/conservation-popular-and-winning-issue-west <p>How much do you value the Mountain West's national parks and other public lands?</p><p>Organizers of a new ad campaign are betting these areas - and land conservation in general - are of great value to the vast majority of people.</p><p>The Denver-based <a href="http://westernpriorities.org/winningthewest/">Center for Western Priorities</a> have launched the "Winning the West" campaign to, among other things, demonstrate to public policy leaders that national forests and parks are held dearly by most Americans.</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:34:37 +0000 Edward O'Brien 21999 at http://mtpr.org Conservation A "Popular And Winning Issue" In The West Dirt Work: Christine Byl's Education in the Woods http://mtpr.org/post/dirt-work-christine-byls-education-woods <p>During this program, Christine Byl talks about her memoir, <a href="http://www.factandfictionbooks.com/book/9780807001004" target="_blank">Dirt Work: An Education in the Woods</a>, which describes her experiences working on trail crews in national parks in Montana and Alaska.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:38:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 13377 at http://mtpr.org Dirt Work: Christine Byl's Education in the Woods