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Written specifically for landowners on topics ranging from the endangered species act to private aspen management and energy planning to water rights.

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Insights and inspiration from progressive landowners around the West.

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On Land - Our Blog

NRCS and the 2018 Farm Bill: What’s New

When a new farm bill comes out, there is often a sinking feeling that it’s going to be a lot to swallow and maybe not all of it will be great tasting. Will the same programs be available? And if so, what will be different about them, if anything? What exactly are the programs again?

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Profiles in Land and Management – Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area

As part of our Profiles in Land and Management series, this month we highlight Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area. 4x4s and ATVs meet cattle where the California Department of Parks & Recreation seeks to reduce fire risk at this multiuse park on the San Andreas fault. Adaptive planned grazing increases perennial grasses and listed species, keeps the neighbors happy, and saves the land management agency time and money.

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Living with livestock: A summer herding cattle in the Sawtooth Mountains

As I drove north and east, away from the golden California foothills that are Steinbeck country and into a Martian landscape where places went by names like “Craters of the Moon,” “Atomic City” and the “Sawtooth Mountains,” I wondered what was wrong with me.

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5 things we are grateful for this Thanksgiving

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we’re taking a moment to express our gratitude to some of the things that make our lives as land stewards so rewarding. Landowners and managers have a lot to be thankful for in the West.

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Western Digest – November 2019

Monthly digest of news and opportunities on working lands, water and wildlife.

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Succession Planning Q&A Part 3: Alternate Ownership Structures

This is the third in a series of question and answer sessions focused on succession planning between Western Landowners Alliance stewardship services director Hallie Mahowald and Howard Weiss, family office practice expert at Bank of America. If you have additional questions around succession planning that you would like to see answered in an upcoming session,…

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Photo Galleries

Moore Land and Cattle Album

Moore Land & Cattle Co

Over 40 ranchers from New Mexico, Colorado, Montana and beyond gather on Greg Moore’s ranch in northern New Mexico to explore ranch management that benefits wildlife, the bottom line, and the local community.

CO State Land Album

Colorado State Land Stewardship Tour 2017

Ranchers, state and federal agency personnel, nonprofit groups and other practitioners gather on Colorado State Land to learn about high altitude forest management that maximizes forest health while also taking ranching, recreation and other uses into account.

Leadership from the Land

Founded, led and inspired by landowners and practitioners working to create a better West.

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Bringing landowner perspectives and stories to bear on major issues shaping the West.

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STEWARDSHIP

WLA’s peer network and shared knowledge base is designed for landowners striving to keep the land whole and healthy.

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POLICY

Advancing pragmatic, common ground solutions that sustain working lands, connected landscapes and native species.

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