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  • Environmentalists may have to take what they can get

    Environmentalists may have to take what they can get

    Obama isn't the fierce environmental leader many hoped for, but some good things are happening despite right-wing opposition and the ongoing recession.

  • Tribes use land conservancies to reclaim ancestral grounds

    Tribes use land conservancies to reclaim ancestral grounds

    The Kumeyaay Indians of Southern California are among the tribes using new strategies to reclaim rights to their lands.

  • INNOVATE, Part II

    INNOVATE, Part II

    Westerners have a knack for new and innovative thinking: Green detective, Healthcare for the hard up, Developing to stop development, Low carbon brews and more.

  • Write-off on the Range

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

  • Reid Rosenthal Responds

    Reid Rosenthal responds to HCN's story on conservation easements.

  • Congress looks to reform a system with no steering wheel

    A proposal to overhaul the tax rules around conservation easements has private-land conservationists worried, but recent financial scandals show the need for some reform

  • As threats loom, conservation dollars disappear

    With the Land and Water Conservation Fund at a 10-year low and Western politicians trying to sell off the public lands, conserving open space requires the kind of creative solution that helped saved Colorado’s Beaver Brook watershed

  • Timber companies borrow a tool from environmentalists

    In Idaho’s Panhandle region, the Potlatch Corp. is negotiating conservation easements on as much as 600,000 acres of forest, but not all conservationists are thrilled at the prospect

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