Janelle Holden, the daughter of two Republican
legislators, works with the Predator Conservation Alliance in
Montana to help ranchers learn how to co-exist with wolves and
by Melynda Coble,
Nov 14, 2005
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
William Kittredge brings together new and selected essays
about life in the West in The Next Rodeo.
by Claire Dederer,
Oct 29, 2007
Some ranchers in western Kansas are using a deadly biocide called Rozol to kill endangered species like the black-footed ferret.
by Ted Williams,
Jan 21, 2010
The Conservation Reserve Program, which pays farmers to idle highly erodible cropland, is facing budget cuts and other challenges.
by Stephanie Paige Ogburn,
Sep 20, 2011
Four families cooperate on conservation easements in order to save a huge ranch in Colorado from development.
by Kerry Brophy Lloyd,
Mar 13, 2012
Grazing fees to be cut; Russian drill rigs coming to
Colorado; new power plant on Navajo Nation gets big tax break;
Washington may become sixth Western state with renewable energy
by Jodi Peterson,
Feb 20, 2006
Conflicts began after the BLM banned ranchers from fighting fire on public land. But a surprising solution has emerged.
by Emily Guerin,
May 08, 2013
In Righteous Porkchop, Nicolette Hahn Niman takes on factory farming but gives ranching a pass.
by Andrea Appleton,
Aug 03, 2009
Paul Larmer interviews longtime activist Andy Kerr, director of the National Public Lands Grazing Campaign, about grazing buyouts and the future of public-lands ranching
by Paul Larmer,
Apr 04, 2005