--WWP has four staff attorneys and as of 2011 had received over $2.3 million in EAJA funds
In June 2014, fifteen landowners in Fremont County, Wyoming and Lincoln County, Wyoming filed a civil trespass lawsuit against Western Watersheds Project (WWP) and Jonathan Ratner WWP Director for Wyoming, Utah and Colorado, and John Does 1-10 with the Western Watersheds Project, Inc. for intentionally and without landowner permission trespassing and entering private property.
In a July response filed by Western Watersheds Project, the group alleges the case is an attempt to silence the group. According to the landowners’ attorney, Karen Budd-Falen, this lawsuit is strictly about trespass. “Private citizens do not have the right to cross private property without permission,” said Budd-Falen.Full Article
Trespass, telecommunications and transportation are three of the key areas on which the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB) will focus in the upcoming legislative session, according to Ken Hamilton, WyFB Executive Vice President. The 2015 Legislative Session will convene on Jan. 13.Full Article
Legislative issues, Wyoming’s Water Strategy, livestock health issues and wolves are a few of the topics that will be presented at the 2015 Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation Legislative Meeting.
The meeting will be Feb. 12-13 at the Little America Hotel in Cheyenne. Held annually to coincide with the legislative session, the meeting provides Farm Bureau members the opportunity to meet with their legislators one-on-one and receive updates on current issues.Full Article
SAN DIEGO, January 13, 2015 – Farmer and rancher delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Convention today approved resolutions that will provide the organization grassroots authority to ask Congress to finish many measures that remain unsettled at the start of 2015.Full Article
The primary goal of the Wyoming Farm Bureau is to take appropriate actions to protect private property rights and help members achieve an equitable return on their investment.
The American Farm Bureau Federation is the unified national voice of agriculture working through our grassroots organizations to enhance and strengthen the lives of rural Americans and to build strong, prosperous agricultural communities.