A Steal of a Deal: How Ranchers Take Advantage of Public Lands

Posted on May 23, 2019 |

From: The Revelator

"BLM’s own records reveal that much of the sagebrush West is in severely degraded condition due to excessive commercial livestock grazing,” Kirsten Stade, advocacy director for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said in a press release when the new fees were announced. “Lowering already ultra-low grazing fees only encourages more abuse of public rangelands."

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