Ken Ivory http://mtpr.net en Leader of new Sagebrush Rebellion argues for local control of public land http://mtpr.net/post/leader-new-sagebrush-rebellion-argues-local-control-public-land <p>Last week we aired an interview with UM forestry professor Martin Nie, about the resurgence of a western movement to get federal lands turned over to state and local governments - and why he thinks that's a bad idea. In this feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with one of the leaders of the new Sagebrush Rebellion - Utah state representative, and CEO of the <a href="http://www.americanlandscouncil.org/">American Lands Council</a>, Ken Ivory - about why he thinks state ownership of federal lands is a good idea.</p><p></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:04:44 +0000 Sally Mauk 12223 at http://mtpr.net Leader of new Sagebrush Rebellion argues for local control of public land Sagebrush rebels rise again http://mtpr.net/post/sagebrush-rebels-rise-again <p> The movement to get the federal government to turn over its land to state and local governments is resurfacing in the American West. Led by a Utah-based group called the "American Lands Council", supporters argue there is a legal and historical basis for this turnover.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;The movement resembles the so-called Sagebrush Rebellion of the late 70s. In this feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with University of Montana forestry professor and natural resource policy expert Martin Nie about both the old and new Sagebrush rebels.</p><p></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:22:42 +0000 Sally Mauk 11979 at http://mtpr.net Sagebrush rebels rise again