LIVESTOCK GRAZING ON THE PUBLIC LANDS: LESSONS FROM THE FAILURE OF OFFICIAL CONSERVATION

Straight from the Horse's Heart

by George Cameron Coggins

A MUST read: http://www.law.gonzaga.edu/law-review/files/2013/11/Coggins.pdf

Welfare Cattle herded into Antelope Complex as wild horses are being rounded up ~ photo by Terry Fitch Welfare Cattle herded into Antelope Complex as wild horses are being rounded up ~ photo by Terry Fitch of Wild Horse Freedom Federation

Article reviewed by Grandma Gregg with favorite quotes listed below:

“As the title of my speech implies, the story of the law of public rangeland management is dismal. In 1979, I was invited to serve on a National Academy of Sciences committee that was set up to study and recommend reform of public rangeland management. I thought this would be an excellent experience, but the study was a disaster. It started back-asswards, and, after two years, just when the committee was getting ready to make detailed recommendations, the Bureau of Land Management refused to continue the study. Perhaps coincidentally, the BLM Director knew the recommendations would be unfavorable to the agency’s way of doing things.”

“Those who hold

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