How Midwestern Public Lands Were Landlocked by History
Just like in the West, the history of how lands changed hands has contributed to today's public access challenges.
Three Ways to Unlock the Midwest’s Inaccessible Public Lands
These programs could serve as a model for other states with a growing tally of landlocked hunting and fishing areas.
Finding Landlocked Parcels is the First Step to Creating New Access
While the extent of the challenge is huge, we can’t tackle it unless we face it head-on.
Unlocking Inaccessible Public Lands Doesn’t Require Landowners to Give Up Their Property Rights
When it comes to improving access to landlocked public lands, we should work with—not against—private landowners.
Landlocked Hotspots: Where Big Access Wins Are Possible in the West
A closer look at areas with high concentrations of inaccessible state and federal parcels that could be unlocked to dramatically improve sportsmen’s opportunities.
Four Ways States Are Solving the Landlocked Public Lands Problem
Landlocked doesn’t necessarily mean access is lost for good.
Unlocked! 13K+ Acres of New and Previously Inaccessible Public Land Open in Oregon
Successful use of the Land and Water Conservation Fund in Oregon offers a case study in how to open landlocked lands.
How So Many Western State and Federal Public Lands Became Landlocked
This access challenge has become apparent thanks to recent advances in GPS technology, but the origin of the landlocked problem goes back to the early days of Western statehood.
New Study Reveals 6.35 Million Acres of Western State Lands Are Landlocked
onX and TRCP release a groundbreaking analysis of state land access across 11 Western states.
Listen: Landlocked Public Lands and Access Across the West
Check out this radio segment on inaccessible state and federal lands and what hunters and anglers can do to secure more public land opportunities for themselves and future generations.
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WHAT WILL FEWER HUNTERS MEAN FOR CONSERVATION?
The precipitous drop in hunter participation should be a call to action for all sportsmen and women, because it will have a significant ripple effect on key conservation funding models.Learn More