• Endangered Species

    Enacted in 1973, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was intended to prevent the extinction of certain species by recovering them and removing them from the threatened and endangered species list. However, since the ESA was last reauthorized two decades ago, fewer than 2% of the species listed as endangered have

  • Wild Horse & Burro

    Wild horses and burros are non-native animals, protected by the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act (WHB Act). The proper management of these animals on federal land affects many ranchers across the West. However, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has only been able to manage these populations to a

  • Wolf

    Both the Gray Wolf and the Mexican Wolf pose a threat to ranchers’ livestock and cause a significant impact on the bottom lines on ranchers’ businesses. In addition to death of livestock caused by these predators, there are high costs associated with physical stress to the cattle and management of