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  • Surprise bequest to protect Columbia Gorge

    The Friends of the Columbia Gorge, a small conservation group based in Portland, Ore., has received a $4 million bequest from Norman Yeon

  • The Sierra gets 'a pocket' for conservation funding

    California creates the Sierra Nevada Conservancy in order to funnel state money toward buying and protecting land in the region

  • Arizona voters say 'yes' to open space

    Even the National Rifle Association came out in support of a Tucson, Ariz., open-space saving bond, which passed in a landslide despite complaints from critics that it was just pork

  • 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

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