cattle http://kvpr.org en Livestock Theft Bill Awaits Governor’s Signature http://kvpr.org/post/livestock-theft-bill-awaits-governor-s-signature <p style="margin: 0in 0in 11.25pt; line-height: 16.5pt; vertical-align: baseline; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:11.5pt;font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#333333">Cattle rustling or crop raiding might seem like a relic of the Wild West, but in the San Joaquin Valley and surrounding foothills, cattle theft is on the rise. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 18:05:10 +0000 Ezra David Romero 21341 at http://kvpr.org Livestock Theft Bill Awaits Governor’s Signature Sierra Foothill Conservancy Adds New Wildlife Preserve Near Clovis http://kvpr.org/post/sierra-foothill-conservancy-adds-new-wildlife-preserve-near-clovis <p></p><p>A local conservation group working to preserve foothill ranch land has added another another major property to its list of protected areas.</p><p>The Sierra Foothill Conservancy announced today that it has purchased the historic Tallman&nbsp;Ranch east of Clovis. The 280 acre property will become the Ted K. Martin Wildlife Preserve.&nbsp;</p><p>Martin donated $1 million to the conservancy to fund the purchase of the ranch from the Tallman Family and another $300,000 to support its management for the future.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 01:10:34 +0000 Joe Moore 8386 at http://kvpr.org Sierra Foothill Conservancy Adds New Wildlife Preserve Near Clovis