Loosening the grazing knot

Larmer, Paul
October 2007
High Country News;10/1/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 18, p2
The author reflects on the conflicts between wildlife advocates, forest managers and ranchers on livestock grazing in public lands in the Western U.S. He discusses the efforts of conservationists to remove cattle and sheep away from the borders national parks to protect endangered animals. He believes that it is hard to change the public grazing system, but by having some creative changes to herd management and grazing allotment, both humans and animals in the West can both thrive.


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