Idaho governor calls for change in federal land management

Posted on October 6, 2012


Current federal land management policies need revisiting, says Idaho Governor Butch Otter. Logging and grazing help to prevent wildfires and bolster economic growth.

As quoted in The Spokesman-Review, Otter’s guest opinion sent to Idaho newspapers read, ““And while our exceptional firefighters put their lives on the line, the challenges they face on the ground are aggravated by litigious single-interest environmental groups devoted to economically undermining such traditional industries as ranching and forest products.”

Read Mr. Otter’s full letter reprinted at The Spokesman-Review.