Grazing in Wilderness

Friday, September 17, 2010

The Wilderness Act of 1964 established grazing guidelines in wilderness areas. Wilderness designation allows for grazing in most designated areas, and motorized vehicles can be used for resource protection when deemed necessary. Many wilderness bills allow ranchers to relinquish their grazing rights in exchange for private compensation. Grazing in Wilderness is a useful hand-out that helps explain to a diverse audience grazing guidelines in wilderness areas.

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