2019 Newsletter

Issue highlights include updates on:

  • Partnership with the National Agricultural Law Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas expands opportunities for students in food and agricultural law;

  • A lawsuit challenging the Lostine public safety project, which is designed to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire to the rural community of Lostine due to the accumulation of high-density fuels and insect-infested trees on federal forestland in Wallowa County, Oregon; and

  • Two lawsuits continue efforts to manage wild horse populations in Northern California.

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2018 Newsletter

Issue highlights include updates on: 

  • Wild horse management in the Devils Garden Plateau area of the Modoc National Forest in northern California, where the U.S. Forest Service has allowed wild horse populations to explode to nearly 700% of the appropriate management level, leaving over 2,800 wild horses in an area fit for 402;

  • A lawsuit challenging the Lostine public safety project, which is designed to reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire to the rural community of Lostine due to the accumulation of high-density fuels and insect-infested trees on federal forestland in Wallowa County, Oregon; and

  • Two cases dealing with the ability of industry and other resource-dependent businesses to intervene in lawsuits involving environmental, public lands, NEPA, and other decisions that directly impact resource users—including whether intervenors have the right to appeal a decision where a court remands a decision to an agency.

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