Lesli is a founding member and executive director of the Western Landowners Alliance. She was also a founding member of the Chama Peak Land Alliance. For the past three decades, Lesli has worked extensively with private landowners and multiple stakeholders to advance conservation, sustain working lands and support rural communities.

Deseret Land & Livestock (DLL) provides an example of the use of positive and negative pressure, a carrot-and-stick approach, to significantly reduce reliance by elk on managed feeding ground.

As a child, I used to sit on lazy summer afternoons by a little pond on national forest land near my family’s home. Save for the buzzing of an occasional

The overlooked impacts of the perpetual push for ever more recreational access to and through private land. When Dan and Ashlyn Perry purchased the Trout Stalker Ranch in New Mexico ten

Ken Salazar grew up on a family ranch in Colorado’s San Luis Valley but his career eventually took him to Washington D.C., first as a U.S. Senator for his home

Zooming along a two-lane highway just north of Tucumcari, New Mexico, few visitors are likely to notice the small grey piles lying along the banks of every single stream and

Since our inception, we have premised our work at Western Landowners Alliance on the value of human and biological diversity and the importance of positive human relationships. We seek to

Strengthening human health and resilience from the ground up.