Water

Western Digest – November 2018

News and opportunities on working lands, water and wildlife  As winter approaches and we bundle up and turn in to be with family and friends, I write to you with a heart full of gratitude for the work that you do to steward our Western landscapes. Articles in this issue range from a Q&A with…

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Western Digest – October 2018

News and opportunities on working lands, water and wildlife  Whether you are harvesting, shipping, hunting, hiking or otherwise, we hope that the cool fall weather finds you well and with time to be out on the land. Articles in this issue range from water rights for restoration to keeping rangelands greener and from the economic…

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Western Digest – September 2018

News and opportunities on working lands, water and wildlife  Days are getting shorter. Aspens are turning gold, orange and red. The end of summer is in the air. Articles in this issue range from a study showing how conservation boosts profitability to “Beef and Birds”, and how bighorn sheep learn migration, a new policy that…

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Western Digest – August 2018

News and opportunities on working lands, water and wildlife  Happy August! Articles in this issue range from a cattle business cost study to grassland carbon credits and border wall impacts on wildlife to a new, free rangeland monitoring tool. Enjoy! As always, this member monthly includes pertinent working lands, water and wildlife news and opportunities…

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Western Digest – July 2018

News and opportunities on working lands, water and wildlife  Days are long, hummingbirds are in the air and summer is well-underway at WLA. Our hope is that each of you is spending much of your time outside on the land and enjoying these summer months. They tend to go by fast! Articles in this issue…

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Western Digest – May 2018

News and opportunities on working lands, water and wildlife  Articles this month range from a new report on the state of U.S. agricultural lands to species conservation banking and from rebuilding top soil to a voluntary pilot program that compensates agricultural producers for temporarily fallowing their crops. Enjoy! As always, this member monthly includes pertinent…

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Western Digest – April 2018

News and opportunities on working lands, water and wildlife  The news stories and articles included in this digest point to the increasing challenges of making a living off the land, but also highlight emerging solutions and tools for landowners. Take a look at the article on using solar to keep cattle watered, for example, or…

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Western Digest – March 2018

News and opportunities on working lands, water and wildlife  With spring fresh in the air and the anticipation of new grass in the pasture and new projects on the ground, we’d like to take this opportunity to introduce our re-formatted monthly member update. Those of you who loved our “Water Weekly” and “Wildlife Update,” fear…

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WLA Debuting Latest Film in Santa Fe – January 25th

WLA is very pleased to be working with Taos, New Mexico film-maker Pablo Irlando-Wildman on our latest film: “Water is Life.” Based in Taos, New Mexico and focused specifically on the Rio Fernando, this film begins up high in the Taos watershed and follows the water down from the mountains, into the Rio Fernando and…

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WLA joins key groups calling on Trump to prioritize Western water needs

On March 16, Western Landowners Alliance joined a group of agricultural water users and conservationists in a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump encouraging him to include in his Fiscal Year 2018 budget request to Congress robust support for programs that fund innovative water management solutions in the Colorado River Basin and across the West.…

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