A truck displaying a bumper sticker at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters on Jan. 5 near Burns, Ore. Armed anti-federalists took over the wildlife refuge in Oregon for 41 days. The occupation ended on Feb. 11. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

toggle caption Rick Bowmer/AP

Utah Sheriffs Threaten To Arrest Rangers If They Try To Close Public Lands

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/480100279/480100280" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Many Western ranchers don't own much land themselves and rely on vast tracts of federal land for grazing. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Kirk Siegler/NPR

Even With Bundy Behind Bars, 'Range War' Lives On For Some Ranchers

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/479183333/479502082" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Cliven Bundy stands along the road near his ranch after speaking with media in Bunkerville, Nev., on Jan. 27. His sons led the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, and he was arrested Wednesday on charges stemming from a 2014 standoff with federal agents. John Locher/AP hide caption

toggle caption John Locher/AP

Cliven Bundy's Arrest Caps Years Of Calls For Government To Take Action

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/466451287/466457186" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

People gather as Ammon Bundy speaks with reporters during a news conference at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters on Monday near Burns, Ore. Bundy's occupation of the federal land started on Saturday. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

toggle caption Rick Bowmer/AP

Oregon Occupation Sheds Light On Local Frustrations, But Divides Residents

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/462052656/462059860" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The Drakes Bay Oyster Farm caters to local residents and restaurants. But unless its lease is renewed, its days are numbered. Richard Gonzales/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Richard Gonzales/NPR

Fight Over Calif. Oyster Company Splits Chefs And Land Defenders

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/319069034/321218359" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript