Behind the Headline: ‘Lawmakers seek to develop more school trust lands’

Public lands in Wyoming (and many other states) are an ongoing point of contention. Who should manage those lands and what should be allowed on them? School trust lands are part of that debate. But what…

Public lands in Wyoming (and many other states) are an ongoing point of contention. Who should manage those lands and what should be allowed on them? School trust lands are part of that debate.

But what are they and why are they in the spotlight? And why are some worried about the future of such lands?

Reporter Angus Thuermer Jr. answers those questions and more in one of his recent stories for WyoFile.

He visited the KHOL studio to discuss.

Above: A lush 640-acre school trust parcel near Kelly in Grand Teton National Park. (Angus Thuermer Jr./WyoFile)

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About Robyn Vincent

Robyn launched KHOL's news department. She has worked as a reporter and editor in Wyoming for the last decade and her work has aired on NPR stations throughout the West. When she's not sweating deadlines, Robyn sustains her nomadic heart by traveling the world with her notebook and camera in hand. Follow @TheNomadicHeart

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