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By Ashley Oliver for Breitbart “The damage is evident and the demise of the griz imminent, yet we continue our war cries while breeding our weapons,” Stone-Manning wrote. “We can bicker and moan at each other in our battle about what is going to help the bear now, but ultimatelyContinue Reading

When Gianforte announced on May 4 that Montana would end unemployment benefits early, not even industry groups had yet announced support for the move.  But soon they followed Gianforte’s bold lead, and by the end of May, 24 states had announced plans to end federal extended unemployment benefits. Leadership inContinue Reading

Opinion by Montana State Representative Dan Bartel for Northern Ag Network The tax exemption APR enjoys also gives them a major advantage in the marketplace for land.  APR is able to pay premium prices as they compete directly against young farmers and ranchers trying to get their start. By Rep.Continue Reading

“This is a huge win for property owners in Montana. We’ve successfully blocked the introduction of free-roaming bison for at least the next decade,” said UPOM Policy Director Chuck Denowh. “This is a major setback for the American Prairie Reserve and their plan to impose wild bison on their neighbors and onContinue Reading

REPOSTED WITH PERMISSION OF THE AUTHOR Ed Bandel District 8 Director, Montana Farm Bureau Federation  Proposed heritage area poses threat to private land ownership  First of all, I would like to thank President McPherson for the opportunity to take over his column this issue. He has seen the importance ofContinue Reading

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 in United States The American Prairie Reserve began in 2001 as the Prairie Foundation, created by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF)Continue Reading

From John L. Moore’s Facebook post Poet, RANGE magazine contributor, horseman and cowboy, John L. Moore, was celebrating his friend’s induction into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame when he got some good news of his own.~Ed Indulge me. I was pleased to open the August issue of Western Horseman andContinue Reading

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 in United States The American Prairie Reserve began in 2001 as the Prairie Foundation, created by the World Wildlife FundContinue Reading

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 opposition from Montana’s producer communities. Who will win? Well, it’s complicated… Words and photos by Dave Skinner. In 2012, RANGEContinue Reading

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 magazine Spring 2017 issue Living across the fence from the American Prairie Reserve (APR), I’m often asked what I thinkContinue Reading