In the News

Op-ed: What Utah and Trump can learn from Wyoming about the value of national monuments ~ Deseret News 5/22/17

Environmentalists File Multiple Lawsuits Against Trump ~ Environment News Service 5/14/17

Groups ask court to halt federal wildlife killing in Idaho ~ KMVT 5/11/17

Trump Admin Protects Five Sharks, Guitarfish, Under Endangered Species Act Following Petition ~ EnviroNews 5/10/17

Oregon’s Klamath Tribes show stewardship with water call ~ The Hill 5/10/17

Klamath water call is a good first step ~ Herald and News 5/3/17

Marchers Champion Science ~ Arkansas Online 4/24/17

Dog’s Death Spotlights Use of Cyanide ‘Bombs’ to Kill Predators ~ National Geographic 4/20/17

Sage grouse advocates raise concern over potential BLM oil leases ~ Deseret News 4/17/17

US temporarily bans use of cyanide predator traps in Idaho ~ KTVB 4/12/17

After Outcry, USDA Stops Using ‘Cyanide Bombs’ In Idaho — For Now ~ NPR  4/11/17

A Teen Accidentally Detonated a “Cyanide Bomb” And His Dog Died ~ Teen Vogue 4/11/17

Let’s put an end to wildlife disservices and public endangerment ~ Idaho State Journal 4/9/17

Pocatello mayor, others push back against ‘cyanide bombs’ ~ Idaho State Journal 4/4/17

Stockmen, bighorns butt heads in Western showdown ~ WyoFile 4/4/17

Public grazing sparks spirited debate at Boise forum ~ KTVB 3/31/17

Ban sought for cyanide trap that hurt Idaho boy, killed dog ~ The Seattle Times 3/29/17

Calls Mount For Ban On ‘Cyanide Bombs’ After Death Of Family Pet ~ Boise State Public Radio 3/29/17

‘Cyanide bomb’ on U.S. land broke agency policy, spurs several petitions to ban them ~ Idaho State Journal 3/29/17

Environmental groups reach deal on Idaho wolf derby lawsuit ~ The Idaho Statesman 2/24/17

Frank Church helicopter ruling a victory for wilderness, wildlife ~ The Idaho Statesman 2/22/17

Environmental group appeals SW Idaho power line approval ~ Washington Times 2/22/17

Federal grazing fee decline irks some ~ Bend Bulletin 2/10/17

Cline cabin erodes easement sanctity ~ Jackson Hole News & Guide 2/8/17

Bills would allow state management of sage grouse ~ Idaho Mountain Express 2/3/17

Bill would sell 694,200 acres of public land ~ WyoFile 1/31/17

Group Challenges Failure to Protect Sage Grouse, Rare Fishes in Klamath Basin Wildlife Refuges ~ KRWG 1/25/17

Judge Orders Idaho to Destroy Elk and Wolf Wilderness Data ~ ABC News 1/19/17

Mass coyote kills take heat ~ Jackson Hole News & Guide 1/7/17

Op-ed: Bears Ears is a holiday gift Utahns should embrace ~ The Salt Lake Tribune 12/31/16

Wyoming Environmentalists Respond To Pick For Interior Secretary ~ Wyoming Public Media 12/12/16

Mary Fallin Is As Pro-Oil As They Come ~ Outside 12/3/16

Battle Lines Over Trump’s Lands Policy Stretch Across 640 Million Acres ~ NY Times 11/18/16

2 feedground permits may get short renewal ~ Jackson Hole News & Guide 11/16/16

B-T rejects ‘bear-friendly’ grazing in plan ~ Jackson Hole News & Guide 11/2/16

Wildlife refuge occupiers acquitted by jury ~ Idaho State Journal 10/29/16

Leaders of Oregon wildlife refuge standoff are acquitted of federal charges ~ LA Times 10/28/16

Public lands experts worry Malheur verdict could cause ‘copycat’ standoffs ~ KVAL Eugene 10/28/16

Lawsuit challenges livestock grazing in East Fork Salmon area ~ Idaho Mountain Express 10/19/16

Elk Refuge ‘step down’ plan remains held up ~ Jackson Hole News & Guide 10/19/16

Lawsuit Targets Grazing In Sawtooth National Recreation Area ~ Boise State Public Radio 10/13/16

Grazing to continue as before at Craters of the Moon ~ Idaho Mountain Express 10/7/16

Lawsuits filed to give Yellowstone bison endangered species protection ~ KTVQ Billings 9/29/16

Politicians Squawk at Greater Sage Grouse Provision in Annual Defense Bill ~ NBC News 9/28/16

Ranchers, environmental group settle trespass lawsuit ~ Casper Star Tribune 9/5/16

US Takes Key Step to Implement Sage Grouse Conservation Plan ~ ABC News 9/1/16

Environmentalists seek injunction to halt ranch planning in Point Reyes National Seashore ~ Marin Independent Journal 8/15/16

Why Big Solar and environmentalists are clashing over the California desert ~ The Washington Post 8/15/16

Stockmen, anti-grazing groups still clash on data trespass laws ~ Jackson Hole News & Guide 7/27/16

Idaho cowboys don’t need their ATVs in wilderness ~ The Idaho Statesman 7/14/16

Stop the damage, and free ride, from grazing of public lands ~ The Colorado Springs Independent 7/14/16

Wildlife advocates to sue for Yellowstone bison protections ~ The Idaho Statesman 7/12/16

Commentary: Public lands ranching is driving sage grouse extinct ~ Elko Daily Free Press 6/28/16

BLM returns to work near Bundy ranch as Cliven and sons await trial ~ Salt Lake Tribune 6/17/16

Environmental Groups Challenge Federal Wolf Killing In Idaho ~ Boise State Public Radio 6/1/2016

As drought wanes, Sandoval urges relaxed grazing restrictions ~ NBC Las Vegas 5/28/16

Idaho ordered to pay $250,000 after losing ag-gag case ~ Feedstuffs 5/23/16

Point Reyes’ tule elk dilemma ~ San Fransisco Chronicle 5/19/16

Cliven Bundy Standoff Brews Over Cattle On Federal Land ~ Huffington Post 5/10/16

Another Bundy standoff possible as groups call for US to seize livestock ~ The Guardian 5/10/16

Privatize public lands? Start with grazing fees. ~ High Country News 5/10/16

Wyoming seeks dismissal of revised data trespass lawsuit ~ Washington Times 5/7/16

Lawsuit Brings Out Environmentalists on Both Sides of Debate Over Cattle Ranching at Point Reyes ~ NBC Bay Area 5/5/16

Groups file new challenge to Wyoming data trespass laws ~ Caspar Star Tribune 4/12/16

Grouse Suit Seeks to Block New Fences on BLM Land in Nevada ~ ABC News 4/5/16

Commentary: Group sues over Argenta stream fencing projects ~ Elko Daily Press 3/31/16

Latest: Courts backs domestic sheep reduction near Idaho’s Hells Canyon ~ High Country News 3/21/16

Bighorn ruling could have ramifications on Western grazing ~ The Idaho Statesman 3/20/16

Get the Cows Out of the Parks: Why Livestock Grazing Should End at Point Reyes National Seashore ~ Counterpunch 3/18/16

Attacking the special-interest loopholes in federal sage grouse plans ~ The Hill 3/14/16

Lawsuit challenges end to federal wolf monitoring ~ Idaho Mountain Express 3/11/16

Group won’t drop suit penalizing trespassing to collect data ~ Casper Star Tribune 3/9/16

Conservation groups plan lawsuit to extend wolf monitoring ~ The Idaho Statesman 3/9/16

Wuerthner: Support protection for wilderness study areas ~ Casper Star Tribune 3/6/16

Bighorn protection plan in Idaho upheld by federal court ~ K Salt Lake 3/2/16

Politics, agency maleficence blamed for Arctic grayling woes ~ Montana Standard 2/25/16

Backlash over cattle grazing on public land hits Point Reyes ~ The San Fransisco Chronicle 2/20/16

No punitive damages against Western Watersheds ~ WyoFile 2/19/16

Groups protest to oppose aerial gunning of wolves in Idaho ~ The Clearwater Tribune 2/15/16

Point Reyes: Lawsuit challenges historic ranching operations at iconic park ~ San Jose Mercury News 2/11/16

Cheney: BLM ‘devoted’ to eliminating all human use of land ~ The Sheridan Press 2/3/2016

Hammonds have history of brushes with law ~ The Register-Guard 1/28/16

Judge hears arguments in landmark data trespass case ~ WyoFile 1/26/16

Wolf management reaching new levels of success in region ~ The Missoulian 1/23/16

Key Things to Know About Federal Land Grazing in the West ~ ABC News 1/21/16

Feds take action after Idaho collars wilderness wolves ~ The Idaho Statesman 1/20/16

Protesters say they want their wildlife refuge back ~ The Idaho Statesman 1/19/16

Elk collaring project in Idaho wilderness captures wolves by ‘mistake’ ~ Helena Independent Record 1/14/16

Congress should let ranchers relinquish grazing permits ~ The Hill 1/13/16

F&G conducts elk study in wilderness ~ Idaho Mountain Express 1/13/16

Bison sold out to welfare ranching interests and denied ESA protection ~ Examiner 1/12/16

Surrounded: Bears hemmed in by cows on public land ~ The Missoulian 1/11/16

Oregon standoff: Who’s really getting hurt by federal grazing laws? ~ LA Times 1/6/16

Conservation groups petition feds to extend wolf monitoring ~ The Idaho Statesman 1/6/16

How Oregon ranchers unwittingly sparked an armed standoff ~ LA Times 1/5/16

Court will hear case against data trespass laws ~ Wyofile 12/29/15

Forest Service plan to revive aspen on Monroe Mountain draws controversy ~ The Salt Lake Tribune 12/16/15

Grizzly counting methods face scrutiny as delisting decision nears ~ The Missoulian 12/10/15

Suit would restrict Idaho trapping in Canada lynx habitat ~The Spokesman-Review 10/27/15

Suit seeks to restrict Idaho trapping in Canada lynx habitat ~ KBOI 10/26/15

No Photos, Please ~ onEarth 10/23/15

Lawsuit challenges constitutionality of data trespass laws ~ WyoFile 10/20/15

Nonprofits sue state for data trespass laws ~ Jackson Hole News & Guide 10/14/15

Sheep wars rage on in southwest Montana ~ High Country News 10/7/15

Sonoran Desert tortoises won’t get federal protection ~ Arizona Daily Star 10/5/15

There are laws making it illegal to collect data on open land ~ Ars Technica 10/2/15

Groups Say Wyoming Stepped On First Amendment Rights With Data Collection Law ~ Wyoming Public Radio 9/29/15

Groups challenge Wyoming laws limiting data collection ~ The Island Packet 9/29/15

In Idaho, Historic Sage Grouse Decision Garners Critics And Fans ~Boise State Public Radio 9/23/15

Sage Grouse Decision Presents New Frustrations ~ Oregon Public Radio 9/23/15

Sage Grouse Does Not Need Protection, U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service Says ~ Boise State Public Radio 9/22/15

Sage Grouse Plan Brings Mix Of Praise And Threat Of Lawsuits ~ Colorado Public Radio 9/22/15

Cheers, boos for Jewell’s sage grouse decision ~ WyoFile 9/22/15

Wyoming takes ag-gag laws one step further ~ Al Jazeera America 9/13/15

Water hearing to be held under protest ~ Jackson Hole News & Guide 9/9/15

Conservation Group Says Stream Downgrade Benefits Livestock Industry ~ Wyoming Public Media 9/4/15

More grazing wouldn’t have stopped Soda Fire, BLM says, but it can be a tool to reduce fuels ~ The Idaho Statesman 9/4/15

The Western sagebrush is a backdrop in every epic cowboy movie. Can it be saved? ~ The Washington Post 9/2/15

Fight To Save The Sage Grouse Finds Friends In All Corners Of The West ~ NPR 9/1/15

Ranchers and conservationists are worlds apart on future fire prevention ~ KIVI News 8/31/15

Guest Opinion: Boulder-White Clouds wilderness offers more than protection ~ The Idaho Statesman 8/23/15

Grazing leads to blazing ~ Magic Valley Times-News 8/23/15

Op-ed: Vague promises won’t save sage grouse ~ Reno Gazette Journal 8/20/15

DEQ: Oil-fouled Dry Piney Creek is not impaired Jackson Hole News & Guide 8/19/15

State scraps E. coli data ~ Jackson Hole News & Guide 8/12/15

Boulder-White Clouds wilderness goes into effect ~ Idaho Mountain Express 8/12/15

Idaho won’t use hired wolf killer in Frank Church wilderness ~ Seattle Post Intelligencer 8/5/15

Idaho’s Ag Gag Law Ruled Unconstitutional ~ Courthouse News Service 8/4/15

DEQ’s E. coli ruling is an unsavory move ~ Jackson Hole News & Guide 7/29/15

Lawsuit targets cattle grazing in Fremont-Winema National Forest ~ The Oregonian 7/23/15

Western Watersheds protests BLM grouse plans ~ The Idaho Statesman 6/30/15

Suit filed over Copper Basin grazing ~ Idaho Mountain Express 6/24/15

Wildlife Services study proposes few changes ~ Idaho Mountain Express 6/24/15

Western Watersheds group files FOIA lawsuit against U.S. Wildlife Services ~ The Spokesman-Review 6/22/15

Alkali feeding will phase out ~ Jackson Hole News & Guide 6/17/15

Ranchers defy U.S. in grazing parched Nevada lands, environmentalists say ~ Reuters 6/4/15

In the dark in Wyoming ~ The Denver Post 5/30/15

Wyoming legislates to hide pollution ~ Casper Star Tribune 5/30/15

Wyoming acts to discourage citizen scientists ~ High Country News 5/27/15

Controversy lingers at Missouri Breaks in Montana ~ High Country News 5/25/15

Wyoming Fights for the “Right” to Pollute Our Waters ~ Huffington Post 5/22/15

How Taking a Photograph of Old Faithful This Summer Could Land You in Jail ~ ABC News 5/20/15

Wyoming doesn’t want you to know how much cow poop is in its water ~ The Washington Post 5/20/15

Critics Say Wyoming Data Trespassing Law Criminalizes Science ~ Wyofile 5/13/15

Forbidden Data ~ Slate 5/11/15

WildEarth Guardians: DOI’s Bi-State Sage Grouse ‘Conservation Success’ Is ‘Window Dressing’ ~ EnviroNews 5/11/15

University of Idaho won’t graze sheep in disputed areas ~The Idaho Statesman 5/8/15

Rep. Tipton pushes for clarity on grazing on national land ~ Durango Herald 5/4/15

Cows in the canyons: A battle inside Clinton’s monument ~ Deseret News 5/1/15

No Listing for Sierra Sage Grouse Sends Signal Across West ~ New York Times 4/21/15

Former ranch-hand wants to corral ranchers into saving the sage grouse ~ Denver Post 4/12/15

Groups sue U.S. to halt killing of grizzlies near Yellowstone ~ Reuters 4/6/15

Environmentalists sue over Grand Teton grizzly take limit ~ SF Gate 4/6/15

Western governors tout sage grouse conservation efforts ~ WRAL 4/2/15

Elk-feeding protest blasts Forest Service ~ WyoFile 3/31/15

Feds ‘Rolled Over’ for Oil, Greens Say ~ Courthouse News Service 3/31/15

Groups Sue Over Decision Not to Protect Wildflowers in Uinta Basin ~ Natural Gas Intelligence 3/27/15

American billionaires on welfare: The Koch brothers and other ranchers stealing your tax dollars ~ Salon 3/27/15

B-T hit by both sides on Alkali Feedground ~ Jackson Hole News and Guide 3/25/15

Will public-lands ranchers pay more for grazing? ~ High Country News 3/25/15

Environmental groups sue predator control agency in Idaho ~ Observer-Reporter 2/28/15

Second golden eagle in 3 years killed at Nevada wind farm ~ WRAL 2/26/15

Suit challenges Craters grazing ~ Idaho Mountain Express 2/25/15

Second golden eagle found dead at Nevada wind farm ~ Las Vegas Review Journal 2/23/15

Idaho puts forward plan to protect sage grouse habitat ~ Idaho Statesman 2/22/15

Another Eagle Death at Nevada Wind Project ~ KCET 2/18/15

Data trespass debate questions tenor of historic Wyoming laws ~ Casper Star Tribune 2/18/15

Environmental Groups Sue Predator Control Agency in Idaho ~ New York Times 2/13/15

Lawsuit seeks analysis of Wildlife Services ~ Idaho Mountain Express 2/13/15

Lawsuit by conservationists says U.S. agency indiscriminately kills Idaho wildlife ~ Reuters 2/11/15

Environmentalists fight feds to save rare cacti ~ Courthouse News Service 2/11/15

Environmental Groups Sue Federal Agencies Over Idaho Wildlife Killing Programs ~ Boise State Public Radio 2/11/15

Conservationists sue over federal protection for grayling Great Falls Tribune 2/5/15

Park Service kills hundreds of bison despite objections from Native Americans and activists Boulder Weekly 2/5/15

It’s time to move the sheep experiment station ~ The Missoulian 2/5/15

Big cattle, big gulp ~ The New Republic 2/4/15

Latest in Frank Ranches, et al. v. Jonathan Ratner, Western Watersheds Project ~ The Wildlife News 2/3/15

Poll indicates support for public-lands grazing
 ~ Idaho Mountain Express Jan 23, 2015

Environmental groups seeking more protection for sage grouse in Utah, Colorado ~ Salt Lake Tribune 1/20/15

Griz kill limits challenged in court ~ Jackson Hole News and Guide 1/15/15

No wolves killed in Idaho predator derby ~ Idaho State Journal 1/6/15

Funding-bill riders stop EPA, USFWS efforts ~ Bozeman Daily Chronicle 12/23/14

Environment: Cows versus greater sage-grouse? ~ Summit County Citizens Voice 12/21/14

Wildlife Services to update EA on predator control ~ 
Idaho Mountain Express 12/19/14

Anti-grazing group fights to keep guerilla vibe after court wins ~ Environment & Energy Publishing 12/18/14

Wildlife-Killing Contest a Mistake ~ Idaho Mountain Express 12/17/14

Sparring begins in civil lawsuit alleging trespassing by WWP
 ~ County 10 12/15/14

NDAA is industry give away in West ~ Reno Gazette-Journal 12/10/14

US Forest Service under pressure to stop Idaho wolf derby
 ~ The Columbian 12/2/14

Success! Feds Cancel Idaho’s Disgraceful Wildlife Killing Contest ~ 11/28/14

Conservation groups sue to stop ‘predator derby’ killing of grey wolf ~ Washington Post 11/20/14

Petition filed to protect Yellowstone bison ~ Sioux City Journal 11/20/14

Groups sue over predator derby
 ~ Idaho Mountain Express and Guide 11/19/14

High-stakes suit pits ranchers against water-sampling greens ~ E&E News 11/18/14

Groups push to protect Y’Stone bison
 ~ Jackson Hole News&Guide 11/14/14

Sheep Station in Limbo ~ Twin Falls Times News 11/9/14

Environmental groups warn of lawsuit to protect fisher ~ Helena Independent Record 11/6/14

Group wants environmental reviews ahead of grazing ~ KIVI News 10/29/14

Environmental groups eye Idaho sage grouse ruling ~  Capital Press 10/13/14

Wildlife Killing Contests and the Failure of Government
 ~ Huffington Post 10/8/14

Judge Rules against BLM in Grazing Dispute ~ Twin Falls Times News 10/1/14

After Bundy, Ranchers Continue to Bully Federal Government Without Consequence ~ Huffington Post 8/14/14

‘Baaaaaaaad’ Politics ~ Huffington Post 7/7/14

Grazing on federal land under threat because of drought LA Times 6/15/14

Government Plans to Kill the Messenger ~ Huffington Post 5/8/14

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