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Jerry Sturgill on Environment

 

 


Protect public lands by keeping federal control

Before going into business, Sturgill worked as a raft guide on some of Idaho's most famous waters. He says it taught him about leadership, and instilled in him a love for wilderness. Sturgill, a former board member with the Idaho Conservation League, is a forceful opponent of efforts to transfer federal lands to the states. "We need to protect public lands," he said. "There is absolutely no way we should transfer them to state control." Such a transfer would end with selling those lands to private interests, he said. Instead Sturgill would focus on trying develop agreements between the feds and local interests as Rep. Mike Simpson did with the Boulder-White Clouds area.
Source: Post-Register coverage of 2016 Idaho Senate race , Jul 1, 2016

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