Southwest ranchers are fighting back against federal bureaucrats’ abusive word games

January 10, 2019 | By CHRISTINA MARTIN

Making a living ranching or farming in the harsh desert lands of American southwest is demanding enough. But federal bureaucrats have managed to make it even harder by playing word games to stretch the limits of federal law beyond recognition. That’s the case for ranchers in Hidalgo County, New Mexico, where the U.S. Fish and … ...


Earth to the Feds : dry New Mexico should not be designated “critical habitat” for jungle-loving jaguar

November 01, 2016 | By CHRISTINA MARTIN

Calling New Mexico essential to the conservation of the jaguar is kind of like calling your garbage can essential to a raccoon just because you found one snooping through the garbage once. That’s why PLF filed this opening brief challenging the jaguar critical habitat designation in New Mexico on behalf of New Mexico Farm & … ...