Category Archives: Land Use News

Great Outdoors Act means hundreds of millions of dollars per year for federal acquisition of private lands

Introduction by Editor On June 8, a large group of livestock affiliates including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Public Lands Council and American Sheep Industry Association, presented a letter to…

Tom DeWeese warns that “sustainable development” schemes are stripping away private property rights

by Tom DeWeese, RANGE magazine contributor and president of The American Policy Center ‘SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT’ THE EVIL FACING AMERICA On July 23, 2004, I addressed the fifth annual Freedom 21…

Ranchers applaud, special interest groups decry, BLM management plans for down-sized Utah monuments

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…

APR’s plan to “rewild” all of Montana’s ranches

By Protect the Harvest STORM ON THE PRAIRIE: AMERICAN PRAIRIE RESERVE TRIES TO ‘BUFFALO’ RURAL MONTANA American Prairie Reserve Threatens Ranching in The West Seeks To Create Largest Natural Reserve…

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…

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…