Biden’s new public lands chief faced with building bridges after confirmation battle

She leads an agency which oversees huge swaths of Oregon rangeland and where tensions remain

By: - October 21, 2021 5:30 am

Parts of federal land in Oregon are considered open range for livestock. (BLM photo)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.