Lack of planning rules and the housing bubble led to dead subdivisions plaguing the West, especially in Teton County, Idaho, where locals are trying to deal with the impacts of the real estate bust, yet still arguing if planning even works.
by Allen Best,
Mar 12, 2012
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
As the West's population and real estate boom stumble to a halt, the once fast-growing Southwest is filled with foreclosed homes and undeveloped lots.
by Jonathan Thompson,
Nov 30, 2011
Ranchers, hunters and wildlife advocates should work together to save Wyoming's open landscapes from development.
by Walt Gasson,
Sep 17, 2009