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  • 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 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

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