In a new report, the Government Accountability Office criticizes public lands agencies for poor management of grazing permits. The watchdog says conflicts and armed standoffs over grazing rights, like the one in 2014 in Nevada, would be less likely if public land…

Grazing rights are inherently tenuous because agencies continually reallocate rangeland resources and adjust grazing privileges to meet changing political conditions. Moreover, without the right to acquire grazing permits for conservation uses, environmental groups are forced to rely on these changing…

"Sustainable forest management, including timber production, promotes access into our public lands, improves wildlife habitat and generates revenue to support recreational opportunities. Closer to home, timber supports family wage jobs across a variety of sectors and provides funding for many…