by Andy Kerr, Public Lands Blog “Bovine bulldozers have caused more harm to the public lands than mining or logging…” It costs more to feed a domestic house cat than to graze domestic livestock on federal public lands. This has generally been the case since the early […]
By George Wuerthner as published on Wildlife News “…these conservation groups conveniently ignore and fail to inform their membership and media of the multiple ways that livestock production harms wildlife, and ecosystems, no doubt while receiving big donations for their silence. They are, thus, directly culpable for helping […]
By BRIAN MAFFLY | The Salt Lake Tribune Subsidized Welfare Cattle Okay – Federally Protected Wild Equines to be Slaughtered Federal management of wild horses has been a dismal failure, resulting in ecological and economic havoc on Utah’s public ranges, according to new legislation that seeks repeal of […]
Source: The Wildlife News “This has got to be the cheapest all-you-can-eat buffet deal in the country,” LARAMIE, Wyo. – The public lands management agencies announced the grazing fee for federal allotments today, which the federal government has decreased to a mere $1.87 per cow and her calf (or […]
By BRIAN MAFFLY | The Salt Lake Tribune “The BLM manages some of the America’s most spectacular and iconic landscapes, landscapes that are integral to outdoor recreation, sportsmen, biodiversity, and native Americans’ and America’s high quality of life,” As Utah state Rep. Mike Noel actively courts support for […]
“Again, the Feds team up with Welfare Ranchers to destroy and slaughter yet another species of America’s wild four legged National Heritage” ~ R.T.
By Don Jenkins as published in The North West News “Government, be it state or federal, hard at work spending tax dollars to defend welfare ranchers while skewing natural predator numbers to the point that mother nature cannot take care of her own. We have seen actual geological […]
Most Americans are shocked when they find out that ranchers are allowed to graze their private livestock on our public lands – including deep within protected Wilderness areas – for literally pennies on the dollar.
In fact, the federal public lands grazing program is among the most wasteful, environmentally damaging and economically inefficient uses of our public lands, costing U.S. taxpayer a whopping $120 million annually! When you consider additional direct and indirect costs, it’s estimated that the federal public lands grazing program on just national forests and Bureau of Land Management (BLM)-administered lands may costs as much as $500 million to $1 billion annually – all to provide only 3% of all the beef in the country.
Story by Grandma Gregg The Bureau of Land Management announced its Rangeland Stewardship Awards for 2016 and gave the awards to welfare ranchers. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported the federal government spends at least $144 million each year managing private livestock grazing on federal public lands, but […]
“In MY most outraged opinion” ~ R.T. Fitch “Poison bleeds from the pen of the uninformed…” Like the distant scent of something rotting in the sun the stench of an alleged journalist, under the manipulation of the federal government, has returned to ensure that cruelty and misinformation about […]