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Jeff LaszloJeff LaszloFebruary 5, 20185min2066

If you’ve farmed, ranched, or owned land in the West, you’ve probably participated in a few discussions about the greater sage-grouse and its imperiled habitat. After two years of relative quiet on this front, Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary Ryan Zinke rekindled the debate last fall by opening up for public comment the 2015 agreement crafted by the previous administration in response to a court-ordered mandate for the bird’s protection.


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Tom RamstackTom RamstackJanuary 8, 20186min481
WASHINGTON — Colorado lawmakers and conservation officials are pinning their hopes for additional federal funding of wildlife conservation on two bills recently introduced in Congress. One of them would redirect about $29 million a year to Colorado from fees paid by companies that extract energy and minerals from federal lands. Much of the money would […]

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Marianne GoodlandMarianne GoodlandNovember 21, 201713min599
Cotton is the symbol for the second anniversary: According to one website, cotton is both a symbol of increasing strength and an ability to adapt. That seems an appropriate way to describe Colorado’s water plan, which this week hit its second anniversary. The plan, under the oversight of the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB), is […]

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Joey BunchJoey BunchJuly 22, 20173min519
Despite what the culture the media lead the public to believe, conservation starts with conservatives, and farmers and ranchers are our nation’s vital environmentalists. That was the message Saturday from former Colorado Congressman Bob Beauprez, the son of a dairy farmer and a rancher.He took the stage at the Western Conservative Summit Saturday as John […]

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