9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of BLM

"The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the late Wayne Hage of Tonopah [depicted in image] and his family were guilty of trespassing cattle on federal land illegally without a grazing permit and should be subject to fines." (Whaley 2016).

Nevada is interested in a land transfer and gaining more autonomy and control over land in Nevada. Although the Federal government does allocate a percentage of money generated from land management to the state government, they closely regulate how that money is spent. Additionally,…

Taylor Grazing Act, Section 3: Grazing Permit Revenue Distribution INFO-GRAPHIC

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the Taylor Grazing Act of 1934

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In the 1800’s livestock herds grew in popularity on public range lands because public range lands, at that point, had minimal investment and an overwhelming supply of free forage on the public lands. By the late 1800’s these lands were seriously overused and deteriorated….