Tag Archives: livestock

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…

Wildfires cause devastating losses to livestock in Utah town

Ashton Goodell KSL SPANISH FORK — Cattle ranchers in Spanish Fork suffered devastating losses to their livestock after the Pole Creek Fire swept through Sweat Creek Canyon. The fire killed…

What To Do About Growing Conflicts Over Rangelands in the West — Part 2

Grazing rights are inherently tenuous because agencies continually reallocate rangeland resources and adjust -so-called grazing privileges to meet changing political conditions. Moreover, without the right to acquire grazing permits for…

The Code of Rural Gate Etiquette — Range Wars & Legal Tales — by Mancos MacLeod

  In the West, there is the well-known saying that “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors.”  But regardless of the condition of a fence, it doesn’t do much good if someone…

RANGEFIRE! and FREE RANGE REPORT Join RANGE magazine to ADDRESS ISSUES FACING THE WEST and Help Spread America’s Cowboy Spirit Beyond the Outback

  RANGE magazine has been raising a fuss and a ruckus in favor of ranchers for over 25 years.  Part of RANGE’s mission is to Address Issues Facing the West, and…

Western Ranching is Good for the Environment — Realities Nobody Wants to Talk About — Starting with Reality No. 7

Note:  This is the final part of a multi-part series about Seven Realities in the West that the Federal Government and the Mainstream Media don’t seem to want to acknowledge…