Balancing Act in America’s Playground

The George W. Bush administration proposed oil and gas drilling close to prized national parks near Moab, Utah. The Obama administration has responded with reforms to protect the countryв’s truly special places – are they successful? Directed and produced by Tom Kenworthy and Andrew Satter with the Center for American Progress.

Shown with Our Canyon Lands

Welcome byВ Matt Lee-Ashley, Director of Public Lands, Center for American Progress. Panel discussion, moderated byВ Clare Foran, Energy Reporter, National Journal, follows screening. Panelists includeВ Justin Clifton, Director, “Our Canyon Lands”;В Jim Enote, Executive Director, A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center, New Mexico, andВ Jessica Wahl, Recreation Policy Manager, Outdoor Industry Association.

Pizza will be served at 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 26, 6:30 p.m.

FREE. Reservations required. Reserve atВ https://www.americanprogress.org/events/2015/03/17/109015/balancing-act-in-americas-playground-and-our-canyon-lands/.

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