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  • 'Sticking around' for an alpine valley

    Attilio Genasci has devoted himself to preserving land in Sierra Valley, Calif., where he has lived and farmed for 96 years

  • A call for modest reform

    The time is ripe for moderate reform of the conservation easement system

  • A Montana rancher stands his ground against subdivision

    An 86-year-old lifelong rancher named Vernon Gliko is donating his entire 1,800-acre Montana ranch as a conservation easement.

  • A move to make land trusts more accountable

    The Land Trust Alliance hopes its new accreditation program for land trusts will forestall the passage of federal legislation designed to end the abuse of conservation easements

  • Ancient archaeological secret is revealed

    Archaeologists are thrilled about the state of Utah’s acquisition of Waldo Wilcox’s Range Creek Canyon ranch, site of a thousand-year-old Frement Indian settlement

  • Conservation calculus

    Conservation calculus

    Energy companies in Wyoming's Jonah Field are funding habitat preservation, but no one seems to know how the wildlife's doing.

  • Dear friends

    Skipped issue; corrections and clarifications to Write-Off on the Range and other stories; our mailbox runneth over

  • Dear friends

    Lots of summer visitors; our readers’ two cents’ worth; read about Reid Rosenthal

  • Hope for the West's open lands

    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

  • How to Examine Conservation Easements

    Conservation easements are often a closed book if you're not one deal makers. Here are a few tips on how to examine a conservation easement in your area.

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