The bipartisan Forest Health for Rural Stability Act would establish a federal land endowment and resolve key challenges of federal land payments to counties.
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Nearly one in five U.S. counties has a higher-than-average share of seniors and no hospital beds.
View a presentation given at the Our America’s Rural Opportunity forum about the context of public lands and the rural west.
Our latest newsletter contains research on climate economics, new PILT legislation, wildfire, and more.
Outdoor recreation is a way of life and economic powerhouse for New Mexico. New Mexico residents enjoy outdoor recreation on more than 35 million acres of public lands and the outdoor recreation economy directly supports $1.2 billion in income and 33,500 jobs.