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31st Featured Thinker: Phil Hanceford

Grand Staircase, Escalente Utah. Image: Phil Hanceford, 2008

Grand Staircase, Escalente National Monument, Utah. Image: Phil Hanceford, 2008

Phil Hanceford is the Assistant Director, of The Wilderness Society’s BLM Action Center and uses  his knowledge of natural resource law and policy to protect desert wildlands in the West stewarded by the Bureau of Land Management. This article co-written with his colleague, Nada Culver, senior counsel and director presents the BLM’s work to protect desert wilderness.

Illustrated with Phil’s beautiful images, the article relates the ‘coming-of-age story about an agency that was late to receive the responsibilities of its sibling agencies’.

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