Go West, Young Podcast

Go West, Young Podcast


Latest Episodes

Outside Voices w/ Sarah Shimazaki
November 27, 2019

Sarah Shimazaki, producer and host of the Outside Voices podcast, takes us through some of her favorite moments from the series, and talks about why it's so important to elevate the stories of groups who often aren't reflected in traditional narratives...

Steve Ellis on the BLM “relocation”
November 15, 2019

We talk to 38-year civil service veteran Steve Ellis about what's happening inside Bureau of Land Management headquarters as the Trump administration sends letters forcing most employees to relocate their families or quit.

What Western voters want in 2020
November 08, 2019

We take a deep dive into the Center for Western Priorities’ Winning the West poll to find out what Western voters want to hear from candidates in the 2020 election. Download the full poll results or highlights presentation. Guest: Brian Gottlieb,

Sen. Tom Udall unleashed
October 30, 2019

Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico just introduced a bill to protect 30% of America’s land and water by 2030. We talk to him about that and his other plans before he leaves the Senate in 2021. News National Park Service drops plan to allow ATVs in Utah Tr...

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser
October 22, 2019

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser sits down with Go West, Young Podcast to talk about how he chooses when to take the Trump administration’s environmental rollbacks to court, and when to stay on the slidelines.

Professor John Freemuth
October 14, 2019

In this episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, we sit down with John Freemuth, the endowed chair of the Cecil D. Andrus Center for Public Policy at Boise State University. Freemuth had just participated in a panel discussion at the Society of Environ...

Live in Montana
September 28, 2019

We wrap up the Go West, Young Podcast summer road trip in Missoula, Montana, just in time for National Public Lands Day. Guests Tracy Stone-Manning, National Wildlife Federation Aaron Murphy, Montana Conservation Voters Land Tawney,

Sen. Jon Tester returns
September 18, 2019

In the latest episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, Senator Jon Tester of Montana talks about the need to permanently fund the Land & Water Conservation Fund, how public lands became a key issue for Montana voters,

Live in Tucson with Rep. Raúl Grijalva and friends
August 30, 2019

Go West, Young Podcast stops in Tucson, Arizona for a conversation with House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Raúl Grijalva, Sonoran Institue CEO Stephanie Sklar, and NativesOutdoors founder Len Necefer.

Representatives Ben Ray Lujan and Deb Haaland
August 26, 2019

Representative Deb Haaland and Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Lujan join us in this episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, recorded at the Wildlife Corridors Summit in Taos, New Mexico. News Sage-grouse populations continue to decline in Idaho and across ...