Public Lands Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Public Lands Quotes from Mikie Sherrill, Gretchen Bleiler, Alex Padilla, Greg Gianforte, Steve Bullock. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

The Great American Outdoors Act is landmark conservatio

The Great American Outdoors Act is landmark conservation legislation to protect our public lands, including right here in New Jersey.
Mikie Sherrill
Climate change poses a far greater threat to the outdoor industry than even the privatization of the public lands.
Gretchen Bleiler
We cannot sell out our public lands for destructive fossil fuel development that pollutes our air, water, and land.
Alex Padilla
I’ve been very clear all along that public lands must stay in public hands.
Greg Gianforte
Not on my watch will we sell or transfer our public lands.
Steve Bullock
I will protect public lands.
Greg Gianforte
Americans have long recognized the need to protect our public lands and their vast resources.
Barbara Boxer
I will work tirelessly to ensure our public lands are managed and preserved in a way that benefits everyone for generations to come.
Ryan Zinke
When I defend our right to hunt and fish on public lands, rivers and streams. Or work for better schools. And more good paying jobs that can support a family. Those aren’t political issues to me. They’re personal.
Steve Bullock
Fossil fuel corporations are supposed to pay the government fair market royalties in exchange for the right to drill on public lands or in federal waters.
Bernie Sanders
I’m excited and encouraged to see people getting involved with their public lands and forests. We really need the public’s help to repair these heavily used recreation sites.
Robert Towne
Montanans know who I am: They know I’m a lifetime Montanan. They know I understand rural America. They know I understand public lands and not privatizing them. They know I understand the importance of public education.
Jon Tester
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen the importance of having safe and accessible public lands as outdoor spaces in which to reflect and grow. We are all responsible for being stewards of these precious lands and keeping these natural treasures safe for generations to come.
Abigail Spanberger
Wyoming, home to Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Tetons, is also the country’s largest coal producer and one of its largest gas drillers. Two-thirds of the state’s gas-drilling rigs are on public lands in the increasingly industrialized Greater Green River Basin.
Lydia Millet
In the hierarchy of public lands, national parks by law have been above the rest: America’s most special places, where natural beauty and all its attendant pleasures – quiet waters, the scents of fir and balsam, the hoot of an owl, and the dark of a night sky unsullied by city lights – are sacrosanct.
Michael Shnayerson
In my 31 years in Congress, I have seen a lot of changes. We made some substantial policy changes that have improved our parks system and our public lands.
Ralph Regula
On the question of preserving public lands, Trump replies that our elected officials have spent too long rewarding ‘special interests,’ by which I assume he doesn’t mean petroleum companies and the Bundy family.
Lawrence M. Krauss
I have always been a strong supporter of public lands and have voted against the transfer or sale of public lands. My position is known and well-established.
Ryan Zinke
Our public lands are one of our state’s greatest gifts – from the San Gabriel Mountains, to the Central Coast, and through Northwestern California’s forests and rivers.
Alex Padilla
Teapot Dome involved the conservation of the oil resources of the United States, especially those situated upon the public lands.
George William Norris
The public lands are a public stock, which ought to be disposed of to the best advantage for the nation.
James Monroe
About half of all potential future global warming emissions from United States fossil fuels lie in oil, gas and coal buried beneath our public lands, controlled by the federal government and owned by the American people – and not yet leased to private industry for fuel extraction.
Lydia Millet