In little more than 30 days, there have been five distinct cases that you may have missed--each, a victory for responsible land use.
The Interior Department announced that the sage grouse would not be listed under the Endangered Species Act, but a closer look reveals that the West’s worries are far from over.
The Bundy ranch standoff illustrates the tension between land rights and an ever more expansive federal bureaucracy. Could ranchers find the law on their side?
Radical environmentalists, including many who see humans as a plague upon the Earth, have succeeded in nearly totally destroying the logging industry in the Pacific Northwest, and they used the spotted owl as their primary weapon. Now the government is killing barred owls -- the spotted owl's larger cousin, the barred owl, which had been migrating westward into spotted owl territory. This is something akin to the NLRB outlawing football players over 250 pounds so that smaller, weaker would-be players have a better chance at making a team.