Tag: Public Lands

Western Governors Have Good Reason to Be Uneasy with Interior Secretary Nominee David Bernhardt

by Jayson O’Neill as published on Western Values Project “It’s been no secret that Western governors have been frustrated with the actions taken by the Interior Department…” David Bernhardt, President Trump’s nominee for Interior Secretary, is so toxic that even former and current GOP governors publicly criticized Bernhardt […]

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THE TRUTH #29 – BLM’s big gift to livestock grazing on public lands: Outcome Based Grazing Authorizations (OBGA) allows grazing permittees to increase the numbers of their privately owned livestock and to use more forage for longer periods of time on public lands.

Wild Horse Freedom Federation issues THE TRUTH to share Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) documents and information with the public.  Be sure to subscribe HERE to Wild Horse Freedom Federation, so that you can receive email alerts. THE TRUTH #29 – BLM’s big gift to livestock grazing on public lands: Outcome Based […]

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Big Cattle, Big Gulp

By Christopher Ketcham as published on The New Republic Cowboys and cows are soaking the American West dry The American West faces its fifteenth year of low rainfall, sparse snowpack, and warming temperatures in what climatologists believe is only the beginning of a climate-change-induced megadrought that may last a […]

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The Terrible Destruction of Pinyon-Juniper Forests

SOURCE:  Counterpunch.org “Public lands ranchers have always hated the trees.  Just like native predators are killed as rancher enemies, native trees (and sage) take up space where grass might grow so they must be destroyed.  In all of these projects, BLM ballyhoos wildfire suppression benefits, ignoring that deforestation creates hotter, […]

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