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  • Can a grazing buyout program ease life for wolves and ranchers?

    Can a grazing buyout program ease life for wolves and ranchers?

    A fledgling effort in New Mexico's 'Yellowstone of the South.'

  • One Sagebrush Rebellion flickers out -- or does it?

    One Sagebrush Rebellion flickers out -- or does it?

    Wayne Hage's 20-year court battle over ranching on public lands comes to a close, but his son continues to tussle with the feds.

  • High Country Views, episode 9

    High Country Views, episode 9

    Ray Ring and Cally Carswell discuss environmental dealmaking.

  • Bring in the cows

    Bring in the cows

    Ecological consultant Stuart Weiss believes that carefully managed grazing could help save a rare California butterfly from extinction.

  • Free range

    The Bureau of Land Management exempts grazing permit renewals and other activities from environmental oversight.

  • Pure bison make a comeback

    In Montana, the American Prairie Foundation and the World Wildlife Fund are working together to create a genuinely wild bison herd, one free of cattle genes

  • Strange bedfellows make a grazing deal in Idaho

    Anti-grazing activist Jon Marvel makes a deal with ranching magnate J.R. Simplot, allowing cattle to continue to graze on federal land in Idaho

  • The 'New Ranch' poster child hangs on by a thread

    Rancher Jim Williams believes the Quivira Coalition helped change his life, but restoring his arid rangeland has proved difficult, and between drought and an uncertain economy, the future of his ranch still hangs in the balance

  • 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

  • The more the West changes, the more it stays the same

    In DeVoto’s West, Edward K. Muller has collected 22 of Bernard DeVoto’s entertaining and thought-provoking Harper’s magazine columns about the West

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