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  • One BLM district grabs the bull by the horns

    On the Upper Deschutes area of Oregon, the Bureau of Land Management is working to move cows off the public land

  • Colorado couple turns healthy profit from healthy beef

    David and Kay James are doing a good business raising "grass-finished" beef on their ranch near Durango, Colo.

  • Nevada desert to be sold for debt relief

    The Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act is making money from auctioning off the Las Vegas valley desert – and the Bush administration would like to get its hands on that money

  • Whose rules rule on Otero Mesa?

    New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson is fighting to keep the oil and gas industry away from Otero Mesa, but the federal government is equally determined to let the drilling begin

  • Ready... fire... aim!

    Ten years into the energy rush, the West is beginning to think about its impacts on the region’s land, air, water and wildlife

  • Energy without hypocrisy

    Natural gas is a wonderful thing, but our need for it does not outweigh our responsibility to the land

  • The BLM wields fork and spatula over the West's wildlands

    The Bureau of Land Management is handing out public-lands drilling permits like a McDonald’s drive-through with a hyperactive "Order Assembly Target."

  • Protecting the people's right of way: Public-access advocate Bill Calvert

    When a gravel company locked a gate on a road into California’s Yuba Goldfields, a 70-year-old retired salesman named Bill Calvert suddenly became a citizen activist, and fought for public access to public lands

  • Anasazi outpost dodges the drill

    Hovenweep National Monument in remote southeastern Utah narrowly escapes an attempt to lease nearby land for oil and gas drilling

  • Rulings keep the West open for business

    Recent decisions not to list as endangered the white-tailed and black-tailed prairie dogs and the greater sage grouse open the door to increased energy exploration and development in the West

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