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Pressured by conservationists, Bureau of Land Management backs off on livestock in Alvord Desert

This spring, the federal Bureau of Land Management was ready to approve a long-term permit for livestock grazing on 200,000 acres of public land in the Alvord Desert in southeast Oregon for the first time in 57 years.  Then conservationists found out. Western Watersheds, WildLands Defense and Wild Horse Education, three nonprofit conservation groups, challenged […]