Public Lands

Executive Director
@TimWhitehouseUS

Tim Whitehouse

Tim Whitehouse has more than 25 years of experience working on a wide range of environmental issues with governments, businesses, nonprofit organizations and community groups. Tim was a senior attorney at the United States Environmental Protection Agency for 10 years, where he specialized in enforcement of the Clean Water Act and in hazardous waste compliance issues. He was also head of the Law and Policy Program at the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation in Montreal, Canada for 5 years. He has worked as a consultant for companies on environmental compliance issues, and with non-profit organizations focusing on clean energy issues. Most recently, he was executive director of Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility, a health advocacy group working to address climate change, toxics pollution, and nuclear disarmament issues in Maryland. He holds a JD and BA from Emory University and an MA from New York University.

PEERMail | Are Wild Horses to Blame for Failing Rangeland Health?

by | November 14, 2022
BLM must address overgrazing on public lands and stop scapegoating wild horses for failing land health ...

COMMENTARY | Home on the Range: Wild Horses on Public Lands

by | November 9, 2022
Wild horses are given a bad reputation for damaging public lands but BLM data shows that livestock are the real problem ...

REPORT | Bureau of Land Management Land Health Status – 11-09-2022 (PDF) 

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Huge swaths of BLM lands are failing fundamental land health standards with current livestock grazing management identified as a significant cause ...

COMMENTARY | Biden’s First Monument Not Very Monumental

by | October 19, 2022
Is Camp Hale the least protected national monument in American History ...

COMMENTARY | Glacier Skies to Finally Go Quiet

by | September 29, 2022
The path to serenity in the skies above all national parks is no longer subject to the demands of commercial tourism but the work is far from over ...

PEERMail | Climate Change, Plastics and Our National Parks

by | September 6, 2022
Together, we can make plastic-free parks a reality in #2NOT10 years ...