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 News 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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Butterfly group says work is causing 'substantial impact'

The North American Butterfly Association today urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to reconsider its lawsuit challenging President Trump's border wall, arguing that U.S. Border Patrol activities on its lands amount to a seizure of its 100-acre wildlife preserve along the Rio Grande in Texas.