In the West, our livelihoods, communities and wildlife are all dependent on the health, productivity and utilization of forests and rangelands. Western Landowners Alliance injects the boots-on-the-ground experience, values and interests of conservation-minded landowners into public policies impacting both public and private working lands.
What is the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)?
When a company wants to build a pipeline, road or other infrastructure, federal agencies are required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to review the project's environmental impact. NEPA also applies to landowners who want to complete projects on public leases (e.g forest thinning on USFS land). How does NEPA work and why is it controversial? E&E News Explains provides a simple overview.
Forests in the Farm Bill Coalition: Recommendations for the 2018 Farm Bill
WLA is pleased to promote these recommendations as part of a broad coalition in support of healthy forests.
Economic implications of differential taxation for agriculture in the Intermountain West
Property tax incentives for diversified management have the potential to provide significant economic and environmental benefits to states and local communities.
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