Federal Management Failed – State Asked to Step In

On May 14, 2014 in Salt Lake City Representative Ken Ivory, and Speaker of the House Becky Lockhart had a debate with Bureau of Land Management Director Pat Shea and University of Utah professor Dan McCool concerning who should manage our lands in Utah the state or the federal government. The evening began with a poll of attendees with a 60/40 split against the statement, meaning that 60% favored federal management of public lands, no surprise in given the downtown Salt Lake City location for the debate. By the end…