Category Archives: Land Use News

Ranchers are saviors of grasslands, not enemies of the environment

Ranchers are ‘true heroes’ of grasslands, conservation leader says As published by AgWeek By Jenny Schlecht STREETER, N.D. — Cattle and conservation haven’t always been natural companions when it comes to…

Thank ranching for “unbroken and unburned” western lands

As posted by Protect the Harvest Ranching In The West – It is time to set the record straight. Who Owns The West? The federal government owns nearly half of…

Betrayed by NATURE

How a trick of our tongue is encouraging us (and some very wealthy others) to destroy our ecosystem By Sierra D. Stoneberg Holt, Ph.D. As originally posted in the RANGE…

Fed’s War on the Hages: The Ultimate Land Clearance

The U.S. government has inflicted 40 years of abuse on Nevada’s Hage family. By Ramona Hage Morrison Originally published in the RANGE magazine, Summer 2018 Edition Recently the Wall Street…

“Wildlife Corridors” act poses major threat to private property rights

Old Man of the Ski–The Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act: What You Need to Know! The 2019 Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act  (WCCA) is perhaps the most significant attack on private property rights…

BLM Reversal: Hammond cattle needed to stem fire danger

Greg Henderson, as originally published by DROVERS BLM Now Hopes Hammond’s Cattle Can Reduce Fire Risk Steven Hammond (second from left) and Dwight Hammond (fourth from left), were pardoned by…

Can Cows Save the Planet? — Guest Editorial — by Trent Loos

  Reposted from High Plains Journal Why do people outside of the farming community continue to lie about our industry? They romanticize and talk about loving the small family farmer,…

Ranchers use best practices to make Sierra Nevada grazing sustainable

“Grazing has been around for a long time, way before cattle were here, and it’s a natural function of keeping a sustainable forest…” Cattle in the Sierra It’s well known…

Legislation would relieve Texas/Oklahoma landowners caught in dispute with BLM

Trish Choate Times Record News Measure protects landowners embroiled in Red River boundary clash Local landowners tangled up in the Red River boundary dispute will reap protection against what some…

Agenda 21: Implementation by Stealth

This article is the follow up to Agenda 21: Swallowing America, which was originally published in the Winter 2014 edition of RANGE magazine. Penned by the late Michael Coffman, this…