He said 14 percent of public land was considered to be in poor condition.
The rest, more than 90 percent of the total distributed, had been public land.
It has no structure, and is traditionally done on public land.
You could camp out on public lands with your car.
All Westerners live within an hour or so of some public land.
About 43 percent of that gold was taken from public lands.
That piece of public land is where he goes to make his living in the fall, as a hunting guide.
After his death in 1925, it was sold to become public land.
The amount of public land settled by the late 1870s and early 1880s was still relatively small.
The change from public land to private lease, however, was not easy.