WESTERN LANDOWNERS ALLIANCE

WLA’s statement on removal of Jeremy Vesbach from NM Game & Fish Commission

January 12, 2022

Santa Fe, NM – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham properly understands that agriculture, recreation and conservation are all important to New Mexico and that the rights and interests of diverse stakeholders…

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Another Game Commission member gone amid stream access fight

January 12, 2022

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has dismissed another member of a state panel that oversees wildlife conservation and hunting and fishing regulations as a dispute percolates over public access…

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Documentary focuses on biologists’ effort to save San Juan cutthroat trout following 416 Fire

January 9, 2022

A new documentary, “The Fish & the Flame,” highlights the successful recovery of the San Juan cutthroat trout in the wake of Durango’s 416 Fire of 2018. The 14-minute film…

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“The Fish & the Flame” tells the story of rescuing cutthroat trout during the 416 Fire

January 8, 2022

Newly discovered San Juan cutthroat trout were saved during the 416 Fire in Durango. “The Fish & the Flame,” a new documentary film, tells the story of a Colorado Parks…

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Fish and the Flame

January 8, 2022

The successful recovery of the San Juan cutthroat trout in the face of Durango’s 416 Fire of 2018 is the subject of a new documentary film produced by Days Edge Productions and…

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NRCS designs grant for Blackfoot Challenge grizzly conflict reduction

November 10, 2021

Ranchers can use electric fences to keep grizzly bears and other carnivores out of calving areas and barnyards. Sounds like a win-win situation, except electric fencing can be pricey and…

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Ranchers, USDA, other agencies gathering to discuss working lands, carnivores and conflict

November 2, 2021

Beyond Conflict online conference will focus on how to respond to increasing carnivore pressure in ways that keep ranches whole so they can continue to provide vital habitat.

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Deadly attack by grizzly bear prompts calls for action

July 9, 2021

The deadly attack of a woman by a grizzly bear in Ovando, Montana earlier this week is indicative of a problem that some people say is going to get worse.…

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The real winners in golf legend Greg Norman’s massive ranch sale

June 21, 2021

Conservationist business mogul Chuck Kuhn acquired the 12,000 acre property outside of Meeker, then transferred most to neighboring Elk Creek Ranch, a unique private conservation and sporting club that Kuhn…

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Another side of the controversy over stream access

June 17, 2021

In a recent editorial, The New Mexican declared rivers and streams belong to the public, but this simplistic declaration masks a crucially important story that is not being told (“Rivers, streams belong…

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CPW announces membership on wolf reintroduction advisory panels

June 6, 2021

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has announced representatives of the Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG) and the Technical Working Group (TWG), which will help guide CPW staff and the Commission through the…

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Does Biden’s ’30×30′ plan trade science for popularity?

June 2, 2021

(Subscription) Some proponents of a concerted push to protect large swaths of natural spaces across the country are raising concerns that the Biden administration’s new conservation proposal is too timid,…

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“To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.”

- Theodore Roosevelt

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