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  • Ruminating on cows

    The writer ruminates on cows in Utah and finds them more desirable than a boom economy built on "amenities."

  • The great ranch lands sell-off

    Environmentalists and ranchers should quit arguing about public-lands grazing and work together with the land trust movement to save the land we all love

  • Ranching's worst enemy? It's not greens

    Western ranchers rejoice when a federal court jury finds that the nation’s largest meatpacker, Tyson/IBP, has illegally squeezed $1.28 billion from independent cattle producers

  • The Last Open Range

    Wyoming’s Green Mountain Common Allotment is one of the West’s last big, wide-open landscapes – but these days, ranchers, environmentalists, history buffs and the BLM are arguing over whether it’s time to start putting up fences

  • The New West collides with open-range laws

    As the West grows and develops, more people find themselves drawn into the conflict over open-range laws

  • Rollbacks on the range

    The Bureau of Land Management plans to revise its Clinton-era grazing regulations, and critics say the changes will let ranchers ride roughshod over the public lands

  • Ranchers hijacking public lands

  • Wildlife win one in Yellowstone

    The National Wildlife Federation negotiates two important land deals with ranchers in the Yellowstone area, ending grazing on Horse Butte and protecting local bison

  • On a new national monument, has an agency been cowed?

    When President Clinton established Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument three years ago, he told the BLM to study grazing impacts, but now funding for the study has been cut, while grazing continues unabated

  • Reckless rancher cuts sweet deal in D.C.

    The Bush administration cuts a deal with Wyoming rancher Harvey Frank Robbins Jr., and orders the Worland BLM office to back off on enforcing grazing regulations

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