Category Archives: RR Riding the Range

Research shows 1882 bison population collapse was due to poor range management, not overhunting

Reinterpreting the 1882 Bison Population Collapse By Sierra Dawn Stoneberg Holt On the Ground Many people believe grazing management is vital to ecosystem health. Others feel ecosystems are only healthy when…

Border ranchers speak about deluge of illegals coming across southern border

Huey Freeman Arizona Daily Independent This is the first of a series on illegal immigration at the southern border, highlighting speeches delivered at a meeting Saturday in Deming, N.M. Caravans…

Snow, death, and learning to trust God on the South Dakota plains

“I pushed open the gate and all at once saw dead horses. I counted 7! I gave Dad the signal and he shook his head in disbelief! That’s crazy! Horses…

Between Thistles & Rye Grass — Sometimes We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know — by Redtail Rose McInnis

  We love our neighbors.  We’re just glad they’re a full section (640 acres = one mile) away. I had been fairly warned.  When we brokered a deal to sell…