Ranchers blindsided by Trump’s border wall

Since 1994, the Malpai Borderlands Group has worked to steward approximately 800,000 acres of rangeland in southern Arizona and New Mexico. They have been lauded as a model of collaboration for their work with environmental groups, scientists, nonprofits and federal and state land managers, with the goal of using ranching as a tool for conservation while safeguarding the land’s ecological importance. But with three of their ranches located along the U.S. Mexico border, there was one development the group’s collaborative efforts couldn’t stop: Trump’s border wall.