Four families cooperate on conservation easements in order to save a huge ranch in Colorado from development.
by Kerry Brophy Lloyd,
Mar 13, 2012
The Quivira Coalition is working hard to try to preserve
the West’s remaining private ranchlands – but much more
needs to be done to protect this invaluable land
by Paul Larmer,
Sep 05, 2005
There's a growing understanding of the scientific importance of wildlife migration corridors, but protecting them is a huge political challenge.
by Mary Ellen Hannibal,
Dec 30, 2011
Migrating animals can't read "no trespassing" signs, so it’s up to human beings to try to find ways to connect wildlife corridors that crisscross public and privately owned lands.
by Cally Carswell,
Dec 25, 2011
The recession has afforded a unique opportunity for land trusts to protect more of the West’s private open land through direct acquisitions and, increasingly, conservation easements.
by Jon Christensen, Jenny Rempel and Judee Burr ,
Dec 13, 2011
The best way to preserve the West's public lands is by preserving the West's ranchers.
by Amos Eno,
Sep 07, 2011
Energy companies in Wyoming's Jonah Field are funding habitat preservation, but no one seems to know how the wildlife's doing.
by Rebecca Huntington,
Sep 02, 2010
Jack Wright thinks Montanans are over-reacting to
stream-access issues; after all, from the point of view of a fish,
it’s a good thing when a rich man restores a stream, even if
he locks out trespassers.
by Jack Wright,
Apr 16, 2007
An 86-year-old lifelong rancher named Vernon Gliko is
donating his entire 1,800-acre Montana ranch as a conservation
by Ray Sikorski,
Apr 14, 2008
Congress needs to fulfill its promise to fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
by Jamie Williams,
Jul 21, 2010