Public lands

Jennifer Yachnin



Jennifer writes about public lands issues, including access, development and the state land transfer movement. She previously covered campaigns and elections at E&E. Before joining E&E in 2011, she spent 10 years at the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call where she worked as an investigative reporter writing about ethics, campaign finance and congressional wealth. Her work has also appeared in The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Detroit News and on National Public Radio. She has appeared as an expert guest on outlets including C-SPAN, NPR and local television. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan.

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Zinke recommends shrinking as many as 6 sites

President Trump could move to eliminate protections for nearly all of Utah's 1.9-million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument — while also potentially making significant cuts to five other monuments — if he follows recommendations made by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, according to a leaked memorandum.