In practical terms, the decision will make it tougher for ranchers to transfer private property, including to family members, without encountering heavy regulatory burdens, he said. by Mateusz Perkowski for Capital Press Oregon ranchers lose appeal over “grazing priority” An Oregon ranch family has failed to convince a federal appealsContinue Reading

Iron County Commissioners

Iron County, Utah has had its share of affronts by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). From crackdowns on grazing to unfair treatment of ranchers to radicalism and thuggery in their own field offices, the long train of abuses in this southern Utah county by the BLM and other agenciesContinue Reading

Originally published in the Spring 2020 issue of RANGE magazine Hostile Takeover: How Grand Canyon Trust is driving real ranchers off the range By Marjorie Haun Giving credit where credit is due, you have to hand it to the “lock-up-the-lands” environmentalists. They never seem to run out of creative ideasContinue Reading

From the Interior Department Press Release BLM Headquarters Office Media Contact: blm_press@blm.gov August 10, 2020   The Bureau of Land Management’s Headquarters Officially Established in Grand Junction, Colorado  Relocation of staff resources enhances the Bureau’s ability to serve the American public   Grand Junction, Colo. – Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt signed Secretary’s OrderContinue Reading

From the Bureau of Land Management press release Secretary of the Interior transfers jurisdiction of 65.74 acres of federal land to the Department of the Army in Arizona and New Mexico Transfers will facilitate infrastructure construction, engineering of road network for border wall. WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Land ManagementContinue Reading

Amy Joi O’Donoghue for the Deseret News Interior approves final management plans for Bears Ears, Grand Staircase SALT LAKE CITY — The U.S. Department of Interior approved final management plans for the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante areas on Thursday, a move critics say will open former monument lands toContinue Reading

Report by Protect the Harvest Who Is the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD)?Heavily influenced by the radical eco-terrorist group Earth First!, the Center for Biological Diversity has a very confusing and often hard to follow history. This organization has incorporated several times in three different states, changed names, and mergedContinue Reading

Go Fund Moo by Dan Dagget Originally published in RANGE magazine Summer 2019 edition Nature has been sending us messages for a long time trying to tell us that abandoning our evolved eco-role as herders and harvesters of herd animals such as bison and cows is not good for NatureContinue Reading

Film produced for the Wildlife Society by Charles Post, Phillip Baribeau, and Ben Masters. Introduction by RANGE magazine The following short documentary, Horse Rich & Dirt Poor, is a picturesque and sobering exploration of the impact of wild horse and burros in Nevada northeastern corridor. The horses, with no naturalContinue Reading

Originally published on September 18, 2014 by Agenda 21 News Background to the Wildlands Project By Dr. Michael Coffman, Ph.D. Rural landowners who desire to use their own property are shocked when they learn new regulations increasingly restrict them from doing almost anything. These regulations ostensibly protect endangered species, viewsheds, openContinue Reading