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New bill would scale up voluntary, locally-led big game conservation on working lands

The Habitat Connectivity on Working Lands Act would build on pilot Migratory Big Game Initiative WLA helped initiate in Wyoming.

Jason Fearneyhough joins Western Landowners Alliance as Chief Policy Officer 

Cheyenne – The Western Landowners Alliance is proud to announce the hiring of Jason Fearneyhough, veteran agriculture and natural resources advocate, as the organization’s first Chief Policy Officer.  Fearneyhough previously…

Legacy Fund Coalition Welcomes Strong Funding Recommendations From LFC, Governor

Santa Fe – Today, a broad coalition of New Mexico organizations welcomed news that both Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the Legislative Finance Committee (LFC) are prioritizing the Land of Enchantment…

Western Landowners welcome historic USDA working lands investment

BOULDER, Colorado, June 27, 2023 — Today, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced major changes and new investments that recognize and support the vital role that working lands play…

Time to take a closer look at Grassland Conservation Reserve Program as sign-up opens with important changes

Sign-up runs through May 26th, 2023. Denver – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Monday announced the sign-up period for the Grassland Conservation Reserve Program, which will run from…

Wyoming Migration Fund to Benefit Working Lands, Big Game Habitat

The Pooled Migration Fund serves as a catalyst to significant federal investments in Wyoming Buffalo, WY – March 6, 2023 – The WYldlife Fund, a nonprofit partner of the Wyoming…

Historic Land & Water Conservation Proposal Welcomed by Broad Coalition of New Mexicans

Land of Enchantment Legacy Fund would create NM’s first dedicated funding stream for land & water conservation Santa Fe, N.M. – January 26, 2023 – Today a broad coalition of New…

New audio documentary investigates history, challenges and future of sharing Western landscapes with wolves

By most metrics, wolf recovery in the lower 48 is a conservation success story. But not everyone sees it that way. The first season of a new podcast from Montana…

WLA awarded Oregon Conservation Innovation Grant to develop conflict reduction tools

July 26, 2022 – The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Oregon has awarded Western Landowners Alliance a Conservation Innovation grant to support their “Oregon landowner led strategies for non-lethal…

Western landowners applaud USDA and Wyoming for launch of habitat lease partnership around Yellowstone

Cody, Wyoming – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new partnership with the state of Wyoming to conserve habitat for big game migrations on private land surrounding…

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