American ranchers have a right to make a living off the land, as they have for generations, on Wyoming’s Upper Green River Drift. Under attack from environmental extremists, these ranchers ride with the knowledge that their next cattle drive could be their last.
MSLF filed a motion to intervene in federal court in order to defend the rights of American ranchers to access federal land as they have for generations.
Sidney Longwell, an entrepreneur in the finest tradition of the American Frontier, passed away after 38 years of waiting for justice in his lawsuit against the federal government.
Radical environmentalists are suing the federal agencies that manage grazing and are threatening the very future of southwestern ranching.
Ranching as we know it in the American West is at risk. Following decades of criticisms, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is revising its regulations concerning livestock grazing on federal lands. However, one vital reform should be given greater attention — grazing preferences.
Tom Paterson of Spur Ranch Cattle Company is one of many southwestern ranchers now endangered by environmentalist litigation trying to end grazing on federally managed lands in Arizona and New Mexico. MSLF is determined to protect them.
For Immediate Release: March 23, 2020 Denver, CO – To say that Tom Paterson is a good rancher would be an understatement. His Spur Ranch Cattle Company has been recognized multiple times for its exemplary stewardship of the rugged borderlands between New Mexico and Arizona. Yet Tom is just one of dozens of good New Mexico and Arizona ranchers now threatened by an environmentalist group’s lawsuit…
Tom Paterson’s Spur Ranch Cattle Company is an excellent steward of public grazing lands in New Mexico. But he and dozens of other ranchers are at risk of being put out of business by radical environmentalists and their junk science.
Here in the American West, it is vital for families who make a living raising livestock to be able to pass on their legacy. With every drop of sweat that you pour into the land, you earn the right to pass on that land. Until the government takes it away like they did to the Corrigans.
MSLF attorney Ron Opsahl published an article today in the Washington Examiner about the President’s much needed environmental reforms. Radical environmental groups are apoplectic and have begun issuing doomsday predictions about the consequences of his proposal.