Wildlife

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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BLM Announces Public Meetings on Sage Grouse

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold a series of public meetings in Idaho, Colorado, California and Oregon in November on potential changes to plans for protecting greater sage grouse habitat. The meetings will be in Idaho on Nov. 2, 6 and 7, in California on Nov. 3, in Oregon on Nov. 7, and in Colorado on Nov. 9. The sage grouse…

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WLA Partners with Moore Land & Cattle Co. for Stewardship & Policy Tour

On July 13th, the Western Landowners Alliance (WLA) partnered with landowner Greg Moore to offer a Stewardship and Policy tour on the Moore Land & Cattle Company ranch. The ranch is located near the community of Wagon Mound, on a beautiful northern New Mexico landscape consisting of shortgrass prairie bordered with piñon juniper forest. Discussion…

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