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“Excessive populations deplete scarce food and water resources on the arid rangelands, leading to starvation and dehydration of the horses and burros,” Ethan Lane, NCBA and PLC, told members of the Senate’s Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining.
Public Lands Council To Congress: Federal Wild Horse Control Critical

The current system of managing wild horses and burros on public lands “has been crippled to the point of catastrophic failure," said Ethan Lane, NCBA & Public Lands Council to congressional leaders.

1 year ago
A temporary restraining order will stop Steven and Dwight Hammond from using their federal grazing permits.
Nalivka: The Intersection Of Coincidence And Skepticism

A U.S. District judge issued a 28-day temporary restraining order that will stop Steven and Dwight Hammond from using their federal grazing permit near their ranch in Diamond, Oregon.

1 year ago
Lower federal grazing fees on BLM and USFS lands will take effect on March 1, 2019.
Federal Grazing Fees Lowered For 2019

Lower federal grazing fees on BLM and USFS lands will take effect on March 1, 2019.

1 year ago
In late January 2019, the Hammonds received word that their permits would be reinstated. “Now that just starts the process,” Lane said. “There's nothing simple in the world of federal grazing permits.”
Learning From The Hammond’s Federal Lands Saga

The Hammons are back on the ranch, after a long and lengthy battle with the Bureau of Land Management. But the journey back to reinstating their grazing permits has just begun, says Ethan Lane, Public Lands Council.

1 year ago
Steven Hammond (second from left) and Dwight Hammond (fourth from left) have been pardoned by President Donald Trump.
Trump Issues Pardon For Hammonds

Steven Hammond (second from left) and Dwight Hammond (fourth from left) have been pardoned by President Donald Trump.

2 years ago