Local, state and federal officials along with conservation groups and logging interests have to find common ground to reduce increasingly destructive wildfires in the U.S. West, Idaho Gov. Brad Little said Tuesday.
At least one-third of Colorado’s 64 counties – encompassing vast stretches of ranchland on the Eastern Plains and Western Slope – lack veterinarians needed to care for sheep, hogs, dairy cattle, and beef cattle.
An administrative law judge has rejected a plan for public land grazing allotments that would have destroyed re-emerging sagebrush in south-central Idaho in favor of non-native plants to increase forage for livestock.
Construction of a large predatory animal sanctuary in Colorado has caught the attention of cattlemen and local residents, sparking concern and questions about land use, property rights and public and livestock safety.