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  • 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

  • Rangeland Revival

    The Quivira Coalition wants to bring peace and prosperity to the West’s public grazing lands, but some critics question whether the collaboration-based group can accomplish its goals

  • New grazing rules ride on doctored science

    The Bureau of Land Management rewrote a scientific report critical of its new grazing rules, and two veteran scientists have quit the agency in protest

  • Grazing buyouts help land and ranchers

    The writer praises grazing buyouts as a way to help land and ranchers

  • Public-lands ranchers: Should you trust this man?

    Paul Larmer interviews longtime activist Andy Kerr, director of the National Public Lands Grazing Campaign, about grazing buyouts and the future of public-lands ranching

  • 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

  • Buyouts by the numbers

    The various grazing buyout proposals offer different amounts to ranchers in exchange for retiring their grazing permits

  • Grazing buyouts help land and ranchers

    Some Western ranchers, fed up with economic problems and other conflicts, are handing over their grazing allotments to conservation groups in exchange for a healthy check

  • The Big Buyout

    Tough economics, drought, and increasing clashes with other public-lands users are leading some ranchers to consider taking the "golden saddle" – a check from conservationists in exchange for their grazing permits

  • Rancher wins big in libel suit against enviros

    Arizona rancher and investment banker Jim Chilton wins a $600,000 judgment for libel against The Center for Biological Diversity

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