"The care of the earth is our most ancient and most worthy and, after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it, and to foster its renewal, is our only legitimate hope." - Wendell Berry

WLA in the News

Farm Bill programs cultivate healthy forests in Colorado
May 1, 2017 – ColoradoBiz

Allison: Opportunities abound for Western lands
March 10, 2017 – Casper Star Tribune

The Senate just voted to overturn another environmental rule – sending it to Trump’s Desk
March 8, 2017 – The Washington Post

Meet the group that styles itself the West’s ‘radical center’
January 24, 2017 – E&E News

A voice for common sense speaks out for Western ranchers
November 25, 2016 – Denver Business Journal

Allison: Remember key role of private ranches, farms
September 30, 2016 – Casper Star Tribune

Private land critical for conservation
September 25, 2016 – Albuquerque Journal

Op-ed: Cooperation, not standoffs, drives the real work of preserving western ranching
January 23, 2016 – The Salt Lake Tribune

Where private land meets public interest
January 4, 2016 – High Country News

Op-ed: With right incentives, ranchers want to help sage grouse
January 3, 2015 – The Salt Lake Tribune

Private Conservation in the Public Interest
Winter 2015 – PERCReports

Decent landowners
February 16, 2015 – High Country News


WLA Members in the News

Why Trump’s ‘big, beautiful wall’ might not be great for wildlife
March 16, 2017 – newsworks

Proposed Border Wall Would Affect Many Endangered Species
March 11, 2017 – NPR

Around the Town: Take a field trip to see California Condors
March 10, 2017 – Arizona Daily Sun

Trump Border Wall Could Have Big Consequences for Animals, Habitat
March 9, 2017 – 91.5 KJZZ

Wilder Bison Works
March 7, 2017 – Ranchlands Review

Montana Land Reliance keeps 1 million acres from subdivision
March 3, 2017 – The Prairie Star

Hunters, ranchers worry Trump’s wall could keep them out
February 21, 2017 – E&E News

Service and binational team draft path to recover jaguar
January 1, 2017 – Eastern Arizona Courier

How to buy a cattle ranch in the US: don’t get emotional
October 7, 2016 – Financial Times (subscription required)

The New West: Private land conservation is vital to saving our wildlands
September 16, 2016 – Explore Big Sky

Bison Selected as the Official Mammal of the United States
May 13, 2016 – The History Channel

New Life in the Badlands
October/November 2015 – The Nature Conservancy

Ranch Open to the Public
August 2015 – Western Horseman

Private land: conservation’s new frontier in America
April 29, 2015 – International Journal of Environmental Studies

Incentives for Restoration and Property Rights for Conservation
July 24, 2014 – Joseph Howe Institute

The cascading success of wetland restoration
Montana Watershed Coordination Council