Frank DuBois blog - The Westerner  Issues of concern to people who live in the west: property rights, water rights, endangered species, livestock grazing, energy production, wilderness and western agriculture. Plus a few items on western history, western literature and the sport of rodeo... Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.

News New Mexico provides many articles on the Border Security issue as well as the Wilderness issue.

The National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers has a website, with information on border issues, immigration, and the effects on National Security.

The NMSU Range Improvement Task Force has a website with information on their studies related to grazing and range management.  The program is comprised of three primary areas:  (1. an educational program ranging from a one-on-one basis to a symposium approach; (2. short term research program focused on problem solving and answering pertinent questions; (3. third party unbiased assessment of problem areas.

RANGE Magazine - The Cowboy Spirit on America's Outback - "RANGE Magazine is an award-winning quarterly devoted to the issues that threaten the West, its people, lifestyles, lands and wildlife.  No stranger to controversy, RANGE is a leading forum for opposing viewpoints in the search for solutions that will halt the depletion of a national resource - the American cowboy."

Coalition for Public Access - A Nevada group promoting public access for federal lands.

Citizens for Balance Use - A group in Montana with over 2,500 active members.

Advocates for Access to Public Lands is a group working to preserve Multiple Use Lands and preserve access to trails.  For more information about this group, see their website.  They are also sponsoring a petition to stop further inappropriate Wilderness Designation.

Partnership for America One of America's largest and fastest-growing grassroots alliances of people who believe that America can have both a growing economy and a clean environment.

Stewards of the Range is a national advocate group for property rights in America.

The American Land Rights Association is a group dedicated to the wise-use of our resources, access to our Federal lands and the protection of our private property rights.

Property Rights Research

Good Neighbor Law - From their website: "Good Neighbor is a fast growing number of individuals and groups throughout America, who recognize that in order to stay our constitutional rights, we must take a side; The side of protecting those rights."

Gila Livestock Grower's Association is a website with excellent reference material on property rights issues and other issues rancher's face.  There is a good reference section on "Legal and Law".

Americans for Preservation of the Western Environment - APWE has been created to represent the interests of rural Americans throughout the Western United States who have been forced to bear the unfair burden - loss of property rights, loss of personal freedoms, health, safety and economic suffering - of an unnecessary and poorly managed program to "restore" gray wolves.

Wolf Crossings is a website providing a rural viewpoint on wolf reintroduction and protection.  There are also links to forums and blogs on this site.  The documentary "Undue Burden - The Real Cost of Living With Wolves" by Bruce Hemming has been released and is now available for purchase.

New Mexico Cattle Growers Association.

Range magazine did an article about Kit Laney, a rancher in the Gila Wilderness who ultimately lost his ranch due to pressure from the government related to Wilderness designations.

The Paragon Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports research, education and the exchange of ideas related to private property issues and the fundamental principals this country was founded upon.

Partnership for the West

American Land Rights Association

Property Rights Research

Partnership for the West

Montanans for Multiple Use - "Our goal is to enhance access to public lands for everyone.  Our purpose is to educate the public on the need for balanced environmental laws and public land use issues.  MFMU believes that through the intelligent use of natural resources we can meet the needs of people as well as the needs of the rest of our natural world."

Save The West - Dedicated to defeating the NREPA wilderness bill.

eco-logic Powerhouse Magazine

Government Websites

BlueRibbon Coalition - This group is an organization which, according to their website, promotes "Preserving our natural resources FOR the public instead of FROM the public".

A new group has formed in Las Cruces: "People for Prosperity". 

Blogs for Borders - Dedicated to American sovereignty, border security, and a sane immigration policy.  News, articles and opinions on issues related to our nation's borders, immigration policy, illegal aliens and amnesty proposals.

Center for Immigration Studies - great information and video documentaries on illegal immigration and how federal land designation impacts border security.

Reference Material and Research Resources