Tag Archives: BLM

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Bundy Supporters & Anti-Bundy Protestors Clash at Beginning of Trial in Las Vegas

  Kieran Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, and environmental activist organization, leads Anti-Bundy protests in Las Vegas as the first Bunkerville trial begins. By JENNY WILSON…

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Major, Earth-shaking Developments in the Upcoming Bunkerville Trial(s)?

Agent in charge at Bunkerville, Nev., standoff is implicated in Burning Man investigation (Photo: John Locher/AP) According to a hot-off-the-press story in The Arizona Republic, An investigation accusing a federal…

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A Refresher — The Bunkerville Protest Revisited — Connecting the Dots on the Bundy Standoff

  As the “Bundy” trials in Las Vegas are quickly approaching, we’re re-posting this article as a refresher about the original Bundy Standoff.  The primary substantive content of this article…

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The Rest of the Hammond Story — the Short Version and the Long Version

Full Story on What’s Going on In Oregon – Militia Take Over Malheur National Wildlife Refuge In Protest to Hammond Family Persecution…from The Last Refuge   The short summary is: …

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Missing Elements in the Western Land Use Discussion — Op/Ed — by Tim K. Smith

  The western land use events of the last few years seem to have been analyzed, pondered, condemned, praised and generally discussed into a state of confusion and stalemate. For…

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OREGON STANDOFF TRIAL IN A NUTSHELL, WRAP-UP & Final Developments

  Sizing-up the the Oregon Standoff Trial from start to finish, in a Nutshell, including all six rings of the six-ring circus, as well as Major Takeaways.   Thursday, October…

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Ten Myths About Wild Horses in the West

Horses have a greater impact on rangeland vegetation than other ungulates because of their anatomy and foraging habits. Horses can consume 1.25 times the amount of forage than a cow…

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Dispelling Relevant Popular Misconceptions – Adverse Possession, Seeking Redress of Grievances, etc.

The Oregon Standoff Trial has brought several confusing and often-misunderstood concepts into focus. These concepts include Seeking Redress of Grievances, Adverse Possession, Prior Appropriation & Beneficial Use, etc.  Based on…

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What To Do About Growing Conflicts Over Rangelands in the West — Part 2

Grazing rights are inherently tenuous because agencies continually reallocate rangeland resources and adjust -so-called grazing privileges to meet changing political conditions. Moreover, without the right to acquire grazing permits for…