Category Archives: Ranching

Rangelands are critical to “the health of the planet”

Dan Murphy: In Praise of The Range by Dan Murphy Drovers The one aspect of our global ecosystem that’s consistently, ignored, abused and neglected is the Earth’s rangelands. For the…

Wild Spayed Filly Futurity: A new tradition and one solution to the wild horse crisis

Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity and Wild Spayed Filly Futurity by Protect the Harvest The third annual Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity presented by Lucas Oil and Protect The Harvest was just…

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…

Protect the Harvest exposes Western Watersheds’ hypocrisy, bribes and insane agenda

As posted by Protect the Harvest WESTERN WATERSHEDS PROJECT: WELFARE ENVIRONMENTALISTS Western Watersheds Project litigates at taxpayer expense and threatens rural economies Founder with True Contempt for CattleWestern Watersheds Project…

Montana’s agriculture communities battle APR’s “rewilding” efforts

Special Report: Cowboys or buffalo? by Dave Skinner As published in the RANGE magazine Fall 2019 Edition Critical Mass The most ambitious and successful “rewilding” effort ever attempted faces stiffening…

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…

Ranchers in Southwest struggle with high cost of Mexican gray wolves

MEXICAN GRAY WOLF LIVESTOCK KILLS ARE RISING RAPIDLY IN ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO Kenneth Artz Heartland Institute July 8, 2019 Endangered Mexican gray wolves, reintroduced by the federal government to…

Research shows 1882 bison population collapse was due to poor range management, not overhunting

Reinterpreting the 1882 Bison Population Collapse By Sierra Dawn Stoneberg Holt On the Ground Many people believe grazing management is vital to ecosystem health. Others feel ecosystems are only healthy when…

Are Wolves Becoming Bolder?

Wolves hurt livestock and local communities in the United States and France. By Michel Meuret, Pierre-Louis Osty and Fred Provenza, Ph.D.s and rangeland scientists. Grey wolves were reintroduced in the…

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…