Go West, Young Podcast

Go West, Young Podcast

Latest Episodes

Cutting the public out of public lands
August 08, 2019

In this episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, we uncover a trend flying below the radar across the Bureau of Land Management: the Trump administration is writing long-term management plans that leave out almost all conservation measures and ignore y...

Live in Santa Fe
July 18, 2019

Recorded live at Second Street Brewery's Rufina Taproom in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with New Mexico State Lands Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard, Acoma Pueblo Governor Brian Vallo, and more.

“Everything is Awful”
July 16, 2019

In the latest episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, Marc Rehmann of the Law of the Land project at the Center for American Progress and Jesse Prentice-Dunn, policy director at the Center for Western Priorities,

Heather Hansman’s 700-mile solo float on the Green River
June 28, 2019

Journalist and river guide Heather Hansman talks about her new book Downriver: Into the Future of Water in the West, which is equal parts adventure memoir and policy study. To write the book, Hansman solo rafted the entire length of the Green River thr...

LIVE at Outdoor Retailer
June 20, 2019

In the first live episode of our summer road tour, a conversation about the growing impact of the outdoor recreation industry on conservation in America.

Interior vs. FOIA
June 18, 2019

Liz Hempowicz from POGO joins us for a look at CQ Roll Call’s report that shows political appointees at the Interior Department delayed and withheld public documents

How states are leading on conservation
June 07, 2019

In the latest episode of CWP's Go West, Young Podcast, a look at how state legislatures in Colorado and Montana are leading the way on conservation policy.

Mikah Meyer’s epic national park adventure
May 30, 2019

In this episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, Mikah Meyer talks about his once-in-a-lifetime road trip to all 419 sites run by the National Park Service in a single three-year-long road trip. Check out Mikah’s epic park photos and videos on Instagra...

The Rosemont Copper Mine
May 14, 2019

In this episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, David Steele of Save the Scenic Santa Ritas explains the controversy over the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine in Southern Arizona. News Grijalva steps up pressure on Bernhardt ahead of House hearing Ex-FWS...

Rep. Joe Neguse on the CORE Act and the Green New Deal
April 17, 2019

In this episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, freshman Congressman Joe Neguse walks us through his CORE Act that would protect around 400,000 acres of public land in Colorado. Then he talks about how to fill in the details on the Green New Deal,