John Rader

John Rader

Conservation Advocate


307.332.7031 ext. 160

My Recent News

The public lands lease system is broken. Let’s fix it.

May 10, 2021

It’s time to update our antiquated leasing program, for the benefit of Wyoming and the American public.

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Not worth the gamble: Cutting corners on Moneta Divide project would threaten water source

February 8, 2021

Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting over. In the arid West, there may be no more precious resource. So why would Wyoming risk contaminating a valuable reserve of fresh water for short term economic gain?

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A federal land use plan may have drastic impacts on southwest Wyoming. Here’s how to prepare.

August 17, 2020

For almost 10 years, we’ve been waiting for the release of the Bureau of Land Management’s draft Rock Springs Resource Management Plan. The release is imminent, the field office announced […]

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Public Lands Lease Report: Wild Speculation in Wild Places

May 7, 2020

While local governments, businesses, and individuals wrestle with the impacts of coronavirus, public lands leasing to the oil and gas industry continues unabated. But this irresponsible federal leasing in Wyoming […]

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