How to Live on Public Land?

Answer Building permanent structures to live in one spot in national forest areas in the United States is prohibited by law. But a temporary, nomadic existence is possible as long as you adhere to the thr... Read More »

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Do you need public liability insurance if you own land with a public footpath running through it?

Answer Absolutely! You should have a general liability policy because YOU can be held liable and will be named in a lawsuit if any bodily injury or property damage occurs to a third party on that ... Read More »

The Public Land Act of 1796?

No, it must be appealed to the C.O. of the military branch (i.e.: The Pentagon) you were discharged from.The above answer is incorrect. Former members can apply to have their characterization of se... Read More »

Colorado Elk Hunting on Public Land?

As the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation says, "Colorado is the big box store of the elk hunting world." This statement comes as a result of the largest elk population, 280,000 elk as of 2009, and more... Read More »

How much of Montana is public land?

Forty percent of the land in Montana is publicly owned. About 30 percent is federal land, 4 percent is Indian Trust Land and about 6 percent belongs to the state. Public land includes state and nat... Read More »