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  • When wealthy landowners and locals collide

    Jack Wright thinks Montanans are over-reacting to stream-access issues; after all, from the point of view of a fish, it’s a good thing when a rich man restores a stream, even if he locks out trespassers.

  • The ranch wife, reinvented

    Andrea Malmberg of Wyoming’s Twin Creek Ranch uses her gourmet cooking to put her ranch guests in touch with the land and with the food they eat

  • 'Sticking around' for an alpine valley

    Attilio Genasci has devoted himself to preserving land in Sierra Valley, Calif., where he has lived and farmed for 96 years

  • A move to make land trusts more accountable

    The Land Trust Alliance hopes its new accreditation program for land trusts will forestall the passage of federal legislation designed to end the abuse of conservation easements

  • 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

  • Dear friends

    Lots of summer visitors; our readers’ two cents’ worth; read about Reid Rosenthal

  • Dear friends

    Skipped issue; corrections and clarifications to Write-Off on the Range and other stories; our mailbox runneth over

  • Write-off on the Range

    In Montana’s Madison County, Reid Rosenthal uses conservation easements to help the land — and make his investors rich

  • How to Examine Conservation Easements

    Conservation easements are often a closed book if you're not one deal makers. Here are a few tips on how to examine a conservation easement in your area.

  • A call for modest reform

    The time is ripe for moderate reform of the conservation easement system

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