Nature Noted

Notes on a changing Nature

Location: Bellville, Texas, United States

I never would have predicted this one

Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Sagebrush Solution

NY Times' columnist John Tierney is giving a thumbs up to the Grand Canyon Trust and a thumbs down to the Interior Department. Tierney highlights efforts by the Trust to work with ranchers to buy Bureau of Land Management grazing permits from the ranchers in sensitive areas, allowing the ranchers to buy permits in areas that are easier to reach. The ranchers like it, but local leaders and some in the Interior Department aren't so sure it's a good idea.


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