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Tom Darnell on Wildlife on working lands get a leg up

Red Lodge | Mar 13, 2012 08:15 AM
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Wendy, It is in the best interest of farmers and ranchers to make changes on their own to protect and improve sage grouse habitat to [...]

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Wendy Beye on Wildlife on working lands get a leg up

Red Lodge | Mar 13, 2012 08:15 AM
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Please don't suggest dropping a program that has done a great deal of good. I live in eastern Montana, about 5 miles from a sage-grouse [...]

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Tim Baker on Wildlife on working lands get a leg up

Red Lodge | Mar 13, 2012 08:15 AM
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In general, I support the idea of helping working landscapes become better habitat for wildlife, particularly T&E species. In part that's because the paradigm in [...]

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Stephanie Paige Ogburn on Wildlife on working lands get a leg up

Red Lodge | Mar 13, 2012 08:15 AM
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Tom, I agree with you that subsidies like crop insurance and disaster payments can work at cross purposes to programs like this. That said, crop [...]

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Tom Darnell on Wildlife on working lands get a leg up

Red Lodge | Mar 13, 2012 08:15 AM
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Stephanie-If it wasn't for farm subsidies you wouldn't see wheat fields surrounded by sage brush and prickly pear cactus. Many counties in my state pay [...]

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Stephanie Paige Ogburn on Wildlife on working lands get a leg up

Red Lodge | Mar 13, 2012 08:15 AM
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Hi Tom, Heather is out for much of the week so I'll give a bit of a response. While it might be our collective desire [...]

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Tom Darnell on Wildlife on working lands get a leg up

Red Lodge | Mar 13, 2012 08:15 AM
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Why should farmers and ranchers be paid by these programs? Aren't they, in their own words, the "original stewards of the land"? The promise of [...]

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Wildlife on working lands get a leg up

Red Lodge | Mar 13, 2012 08:15 AM
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Government to pay private landowners to restore habitat for dwindling species

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Expedition Denali, exploring why diversity matters

James Mills | Mar 05, 2012 05:55 AM
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The National Outdoor Leadership School hopes to raise awareness by sending an African-American team to summit Denali

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Joseph Taylor on Crowd control and wilderness redux at Yosemite's Half Dome

Red Lodge | Mar 01, 2012 06:00 AM
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There are several things to keep in mind this in this particular context. First, this is a very old activity in a park, one that [...]

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