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Malheur Occupation: Ranching and Wildlife in the West

Scholarly Databases at Portland State

Black Tern|Malheur NWR|OR | 2014-05-14at10-33-4917

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Land Use in the West

Ranching Books at Portland State

Sagebrush Rebellion

The Sagebrush Rebellion refers to controversy surrounding the designation of National Wilderness lands in Western states during the 1970s and early 1980s. The Washington Post article "The Oregon standoff is far bigger than a group of armed men in a refuge" explains the Sagebrush Rebellion in relationship to the current Malheur Occupation.