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Forest Service wants to permanent close 226k acres to recreational shooting in Colorado


By Gabriella Hoffman

“When fully implemented, the 226,113 acres identified as unsuitable for shooting will be closed. The three geographic areas included in the current Dingell Act notice comprise 141,095 acres of that, including 94,900 acres when Devil’s Nose opens and 46,195 acres when the Clear Creek Shooting Sports Park opens. An additional Dingell Act notice will be provided at a future date to complete implementation.” — U.S. Forest Service

In Episode 360 of District of Conservation, Gabriella discusses the U.S. Forest Service’s proposed rule to ban recreational shooting opportunities on 226,000 public lands acres deemed unsuitable for such opportunities. Are they unsuitable lands for this activity? Tune in to learn more.

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EP 384: The Antiquities Act Needs Congressional Oversight District of Conservation

In Episode 384 of District of Conservation, Gabriella discusses a new Congressional bill to reform the Antiquities Act- a law in need of Congressional oversight and modernization since its enactment in 1906. Learn more about Congressional Oversight of the Antiquities Act today. SHOW NOTES Utah Policy: Congressional oversight aims to protect public lands and communities Curtis: CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT AIMS TO PROTECT PUBLIC LANDS AND COMMUNITIES Senator Lee Takes on Monument Overreach Miller-Meeks Introduces the Congressional Oversight of the Antiquities Act Senate Bill 2820 + One Pager FACT CHECK: Can Presidents Unilaterally Declare Large National Monuments? Chief justice offers encouragement for monuments reform Biden Harms True Conservation by Misusing Antiquities Act — Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/district-of-conservation/support
  1. EP 384: The Antiquities Act Needs Congressional Oversight
  2. EP 383: Great Smokies Vacation, Western Caucus, Stop 30 by 30 Summit
  3. EP 382: Power the Future with Rick Whitbeck
  4. EP 381: Save School Archery & Hunting Programs ft. Rep. Mark Green
  5. EP 380: BLM Recreation Blueprint & Feral Hog Management


Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests work toward Implementation of Shooting Closures identified in the 2019 Recreational Sport Shooting Project Decision

Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest Recreational Sport Shooting Project

Proposed Permanent Recreational Shooting Orders on the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests #NP-3610

The U.S. Forest Service wants to ban target shooting on 1,100 percent more acreage in two of Colorado’s national forests

Federal Subsistence Board Just Voted on Closing 60 Million Acres of Public Land in Alaska to Non-Local Moose and Caribou Hunters

Lead Bans Discourage Americans From Going Fishing And Hunting 

A Perspective on the MLPA and Healthy Oceans

Photo Credit: Gabriella Hoffman / Colorado Springs, CO overlooking The Broadmoor


  • Gabriella Hoffman
  • Gabriella Hoffman is a Media Strategist and Award-Winning Outdoor Writer.
  • She hosts the “District of Conservation” podcast and CFACT’s original YouTube series “Conservation Nation.”
  • Learn more about her work at http://www.gabriellahoffman.com