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Jack Wilson Interview

Jack Wilson interviewed by PLF’s John Fend

Watch our interview with Jack Wilson, who turned 100 years old. Jack joined BLM shortly after it was established and played a central role in establishing what would later become the National Interagency Fire Center.

Watch “Horse Rich & Dirt Poor” – a Wildlife Society film

Ecologist Charles Post travels across Nevada to explore how overpopulated wild horses effect native wildlife. A Wildlife Society film by Charles Post, Phillip Baribeau, and Ben Masters. 


PLF President Ed Shepard Testifies Before Congress on BLM’s FY 2020 Budget.

Ed Shepard testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies. Read his testimony here.

2019 PLF Annual Meeting

The PLF’s annual meeting will be held in Reno, Nevada from September 10-13, 2019 at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino. Details are in the Winter 2019 edition of the Monitor and on the website.

Peppermill Resort Spa Casino

Member Survey Underway!

We sent an email to all PLF members for whom we have an email address announcing our membership survey and providing a link to access the survey site. If you did not receive an email and/or need the link, please contact George Stone.

PLF Urges Curtailing the Small Miner Fee Waiver.

PLF followed up on a recent Interior Office of Inspector General Report on the Small Miner Fee Waiver program and urged the BLM to recommend to the Secretary of the Interior that the program be ended.

Scholarship Opportunities Available!

The PLF is accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 academic year through March 15, 2019. Learn more!


Read Our 2018 Annual Report