The Valles Caldera National Preserve in New Mexico was
supposed to be a grand experiment in collaborative management, but
the current board’s push to expand grazing and curtail public
input has led to clashes with local environmentalists
by Laura Paskus,
Nov 28, 2005
Two public lands and grazing stories as much about process and potential as on-the-ground changes.
by Paul Larmer,
Feb 17, 2014
Moving beyond stalemate to meaningful reform in Utah.
by Sarah Gilman,
Feb 25, 2014
A proposed Sierra Club initiative to end all public-lands
logging reveals the distance between urban environmentalists and
their rural counterparts in places like northern New Mexico, where
poor Hispanics rely on grazing small herds.
by Kirsten Bovee,
Feb 26, 2001
Environmentalists, ranchers and land managers are arguing
over the future of cattle grazing on the newly designated Carrizo
Plain National monument in California, where the BLM has long
relied on cattle to help control weeds.
by Sam Kennedy,
Jun 04, 2001
Welfare Ranching’s authors, George Wuerthner and
Mollie Matteson, are romantics who ignore the threat of sprawl and
the studies of scientists in their quest to ban all cattle grazing
on the West’s public lands.
by Ed Marston,
Dec 09, 2002
Ranching West of the 100th Meridian is a book of essays
that promotes the false idea that Westerners must choose between
condos and cows in a landscape never meant for cattle
by John Horning,
Dec 09, 2002
A blizzard of mail; keeping us on our toes; more
by Greg Hanscom,
Jan 20, 2003
Anti-grazing groups are trying to convince Congress to buy
out ranchers' grazing allotments on public land, but resistance on
the part of permit holders may stop the effort.
by Stephen Stuebner,
May 27, 2002
A draft plan by Moffat County, Colo., commissioners to
turn over control of 1.7 million acres of federal land to local
trustees draws the ire of environmentalist Jon Marvel of the
Western Watersheds Project.
by Robyn Morrison,
Aug 05, 2002