Subjects discussed include the definition of state trust lands and how they differ from federal public lands, the Sagebrush Rebellion of the 1980s, what it means to be “held in the public trust”, possible transfer scenarios in Colorado and Wyoming, statehood enabling acts & the history of how lands came to be public, the liquidation of Nevada’s state lands, Randy’s crystal ball, Oregon’s litigation problem, the American Land Council’s plan for the Western states, what’s happening on the Congressional level, and why the protection of our public lands is the most important issue of the time.