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  • 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

  • Who will take over the ranch?

    As private lands become the new frontier in the West’s wild real estate frenzy, ranchers are turning to land trusts in places like Gunnison, Colo., to find out how to hold on to their land and keep it open and undeveloped

  • A peek over the edge

    Plundered Promise: Capitalism, Politics, and the Fate of the Federal Lands by Richard W. Behan is a provocative travel guide to the corporate take-over of the public lands under the Bush administration

  • A brave new world of water

    Water development in the West has always been about economic growth and enrichment, and current proposals for water use, whether from the public or private sector, need to be judged on their own merits

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