Tag Archives: BLM

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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…

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The BLM & Bunkerville in a Nutshell — Short Video Explanation

  The Bunkerville Standoff has come up in the Oregon Standoff Trial. For a short, nutshell video explanation of Bunkerville and underlying issues with the BLM, this is a good…

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Basic Life, Liberty & Property Rights Applied to Bunkerville — Video Presentation

Since what happened in Bunkerville has become an issue in the Oregon Standoff Trial, for those who are interested in a more in-depth treatment, including the deep background leading up…