WESTERN LANDOWNERS ALLIANCE

Wyoming governor releases draft executive order on migration corridors

December 26, 2019

A draft executive order released by Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon lays out rules for how the governor will designate wildlife corridors. Rancher Marissa Taylor served on the advisory group that…

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Group working on new carbon credit trading platform

December 22, 2019

Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy has initiated a working group to develop a U.S. protocol for paying ranchers and farmers to store carbon in their soil.

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Working group to develop protocol for storing carbon

December 20, 2019

Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy has initiated a working group, which includes WLA, to develop a United States protocol for paying ranchers and farmers to store carbon in…

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Jennie Gordon: unique background positions First Lady to help

December 10, 2019

There’s a link between the first lady’s hunger initiative and her connection to Wyoming’s agricultural industry, according to Jessica Crowder, policy director for Western Landowners Alliance. “The health of the…

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WLA hosts meeting to work on solutions to ranching with large carnivores

November 29, 2019

Grizzly bear and wolf predation is one of the biggest challenges that ranchers face. Potential solutions can benefit livestock producers, conservationists and wildlife agencies. Over 100 people with a stake in…

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Survey: Montanans want more state conservation spending

November 1, 2019

Montanans care a lot about public land access and conserving wildlife and they like the idea of the state spending more money on those things, according to survey results released…

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Groups strike consensus in debates over Wyoming’s migration corridors

September 13, 2019

A series of recommendations sent to the governor Monday laid out a possible blueprint for how Wyoming could protect and preserve its iconic migration corridors for years to come.

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Cattle call on the eastern plains

February 1, 2019

Fifth-generation Flying Diamond Ranch builds land stewardship into their business model.

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Western landowners release new guide to reduce conflict

January 17, 2019

Western Landowners Alliance (WLA) has released a wildlife guide produced by and for landowners and practitioners constructively engaged in one of the greatest conservation challenges of our time—how to share…

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Allison: Farm bill is a big win for every American

December 30, 2018

It didn’t appear in many front-page headlines, but Congress just passed a five-year, $867 billion piece of legislation in a bipartisan, landslide vote. In today’s political climate, this kind of…

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Colorado Women in Ranching: A spirit of nurturing, sustainability is alive at San Juan Ranch

December 21, 2018

Defying convention is standard at San Juan Ranch. And with the mounting pressures from prolonged drought, climate change and unsustainably low crop prices, Sullivan and her partner George Whitten’s idiosyncratic take…

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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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