Sensitive Species Articles




Ercanbrack Livestock Receives Utah Leopold Conservation Award


Ercanbrack Livestock of Coalville has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Utah Leopold Conservation Award®.

Healthy watersheds equate to quality of life


A healthy environment depends upon good water quality, connectivity of streams, and robust instream and riparian habitats.

Interior’s ‘sue & settle’ order exposes secret settlements with activists


The U.S. Department of Interior has issued an order to curb this abuse of basic, democratic processes and to open backroom deals to public scrutiny

American Farm Bureau: Environmental Litigation Reform Needed


The need for oversight and reform regarding environmental litigation cannot be overstated

Finalists Selected for Utah Leopold Conservation Award


The award recognizes farmers, ranchers and foresters who inspire others with their dedication to land, water and wildlife habitat management on private, working land

Christian Science Monitor on ESA Shakeups: Does Protecting Species Have to be a Zero-Sum Game?


Does Protecting Species Have to be a Zero-Sum Game?

Farm Bureau supports Endangered Species Act reforms


The ESA discourages voluntary practices and targets farmers and ranchers rather than working in partnership with them

Leopold Conservation Award Program Seeks Utah Nominees


Know a Utah farmer, rancher or forester who goes above and beyond in the care and management of natural resources? Nominate them for the 2018 Utah Leopold Conservation Award®.

11 Enviro-Facts About Farmers and Ranchers


Check out 11 enviro-facts about how farmers produce a bounty of food for consumers below.

Fred Thurston Named 2017 Utah Leopold Conservation Award® Recipient


Fred Thurston and his family from Morgan County, Utah were named the recipients of the prestigious Utah Leopold Conservation Award