Jessica Crowder is a policy associate with Western Landowners Alliance. Before joining WLA she served as policy advisor for Wyoming Governor Matt Mead for over four years. Her work for the governor focused on natural resource management with an emphasis on federal land management. She holds a masters degree in range science.

Land stewards recognize the importance of spending time on the land. It is not uncommon to find those who manage land kneeling on the prairie holding a fistful of soil

As fire season continues and drought lingers across the West, we are hopeful in the promise of cool fall days, much needed moisture and winter preparations. Many of our members,

The value of monitoring land attributes are generally known among land stewards. The greatest value is in gaining an understanding of the soils, plants and animals you manage, documenting that

New Mexico Senate Bill 454 -- The New Mexico Agricultural and Natural Resources Trust Fund Act -- proposed to create a self-sustaining endowment fund to conserve the state’s natural resources

On Tuesday, February 12, the Senate easily passed S47, the Natural Resources Management Act. This large public lands management and conservation package now moves to the House for their consideration. What’s

The New Mexico Agricultural and Natural Resources Trust Fund (NM SB 454), sponsored by Senator Steven Neville of Aztec, New Mexico, seeks to establish an endowment fund to be used

For the past three years, Western Landowners Alliance has worked hard and in collaboration with a variety of partners to ensure strong support in the 2018 Farm Bill for working

Farm Bill programs are an important tool for landowners. These programs serve to assist landowners in implementing a wide variety of conservation practices that sustain working lands, rural economies, wildlife