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Sheep grazing study suspended: Detailed approach replacing it ( Colorado: Forest Service, BLM )
Durango Herald ^ | August 01, 2014 | Dale Rodebaugh

Posted on 08/03/2014 10:07:25 PM PDT by george76

Proposed regulations to guide sheep grazing in the Weminuche Wilderness are so weighty and controversial that the level of environmental examination of the issues is being ramped up a notch.

The original Environmental Assessment (EA) of the plan – for which an unusual second public comment period was opened – has been suspended to allow preparation of a more comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

Kara Chadwick, recently named supervisor of the San Juan National Forest to replace Mark Stiles, broke the news Thursday in a talk to Club 20. She confirmed it later to The Durango Herald.

Chadwick cited heightened public interest and the complexity of the analysis as the reasons for increasing the intensity of the environmental test.

Public concern about sheep grazing in the Weminuche Wilderness, which has been going on for 100 years, has drawn intense scrutiny since scoping began in February 2012.

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Ignacio-based J. Paul Brown and earlier his father have run sheep annually in the Weminuche since 1971.

Brown said public-land grazing is critical to his operations. He lambs on private property, Brown said, but grazes sheep in the wilderness in the summer and on Bureau of Land Management holdings in New Mexico in the winter.

(Excerpt) Read more at durangoherald.com ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: agenda21; agriculture; animalrights; ar; blm; ecoterrorists; esa; forestservice; govtabuse; grazing; greenagenda; landuse; publicland; rewilding; sheep; sheepgrazing; unagenda21

1 posted on 08/03/2014 10:07:25 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

I was just helping her across the fence, officer.


2 posted on 08/03/2014 10:10:48 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives.)
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To: george76
Obama: My policies have been business friendly
3 posted on 08/03/2014 10:11:19 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("Kerry, as Obama's plenipotentiary, is a paradox - the physical presence of a geopolitical absence")
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To: NonValueAdded

LIBs want everything and everyone off “public” lands. They want them as their private playgrounds.


4 posted on 08/03/2014 10:19:10 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: george76

A little Bach is in order => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DegeI0ncBt8


5 posted on 08/03/2014 10:32:02 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: Ken H

The preceding is never played in Scotland, or so I read on the internet...


6 posted on 08/03/2014 10:34:48 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: Ken H

Actually - that is EXACTLY what I needed - calm me down for sleeping - thank you!


7 posted on 08/03/2014 10:36:57 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: ogen hal

More to this than what you say. Somebody is flexing and feeding their psychopathic ego. I cant figure out who.


8 posted on 08/03/2014 10:41:06 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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