BLM's grazing program is a national scandal

 

A mere 2 percent of the nation's cattle are consuming the Western public lands that belong to all Americans. So abused are these lands that many millions of acres are only one-tenth as productive as in pre-settlement times. Download entire issue to view this article: http://www.hcn.org/issues/17.24/download-entire-issue

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