User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Independent
Category: Land Management :: Grazing
Last updated: Jul 02 2020 01:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The only catfish native to the Western U.S. is running out of water 1.7.2020 Current Issue
The Yaqui catfish was going extinct. Then came the border wall.
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Navajo ranchers are raising premium beef. 17.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Is their success sustainable?
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Bureau of Land Management investigates a new Bundy ranch project 16.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Ryan Bundy is allegedly building irrigation structures in Gold Butte National Monument.
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Contested domestic sheep allotment in Colorado retired 11.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Rancher J. Paul Brown gives up his permit near the Weminuche Wilderness to protect vulnerable bighorn sheep populations.
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The border wall threatens decades of binational wildlife conservation 8.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Binational groups are preserving migratory corridors and restoring degraded areas in the Borderlands. Will the landscape be severed?
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Why the private sector needs to invest in conservation agriculture right now 6.6.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Why the private sector needs to invest in conservation agriculture right now William Ginn Sat, 06/06/2020 - 02:00 This is an excerpt from " Valuing Nature " by William J. Ginn. Copyright 2020 William J. Ginn. Reproduced here with permission from Island Press, Washington, D.C.  Resistance to change is universal. For example, despite more than 30 years of good science and best practices that support conservation agriculture in the United States, less than 5 percent of U.S. soy, wheat, and corn farmers use cover crops, and only 25 percent have adopted crop rotation and conservation tillage practices, even though the country is losing more than 10 billion tons of soil each year as well as more than $50 billion in social and environmental benefits. One challenge is the increasing percentage of farms owned by investors who lease land year to year to the highest bidder, which gives farmers little incentive to invest in conservation practices that might take years to be fully realized. Nevertheless, [The Nature ...
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The Gadsden flag is a symbol. But whose? 18.5.2020 Current Issue
How a Revolutionary War-era flag evolved into an anti-government symbol.
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Fallout: First cancer, now delayed compensation for Indigenous downwinder communities 4.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Bureaucratic roadblocks mean ‘apology’ payouts are hard to access for Indigenous communities exposed to nuclear tests.
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Spookable sheep 1.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
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On this Earth Day, let’s think about agriculture 22.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Farmers and ranchers hold the key to carbon storage.
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How Mormon history helps explain today’s public-land fights 13.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Betsy Gaines Quammen’s new book looks at the Bundy family and religion’s connection to the Western landscape.
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Should land be used for solar panels or agriculture? 26.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The burgeoning Solar Sheep movement argues: Why not both?
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Wild winter retreat stories from our readers 25.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
From the Sierra Nevadas to the desert of Wyoming, HCN readers find adventure.
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What are the Trump administration’s new plans for Utah monuments? 20.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Tribal nations and conservation groups hope to dismantle the policies in court.
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When the love of skiing endangers wildlife 16.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
A world-renowned athlete stopped skiing in sensitive areas. Can she convince others to do the same?
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‘Men like you weren’t meant to own land’ 11.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Rural Colorado has a history of discriminatory lending.
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Oregon elk vex landowners and game managers 3.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The herd are wary of recreationalists, unwelcome at the refuge and eating into profits.
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Colorado throws wolves to the vote 1.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Should democracy take over where science ends?
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How young California ranchers are finding new ways to raise livestock and improve the land 26.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
Because these first-generation farmers are starting from scratch, many of them do not view their practices as adapting. They see the techniques they use as central elements of a new kind of ranching.
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The residual power of Ammon Bundy 21.2.2020 Current Issue
What’s it like when the West’s most notorious anti-government figure comes to your town?
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