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Grass and Grazing

On June 28, 1934, President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Taylor Grazing Act. In signing the legilsation,

named for a Glenwood Springs congressman, he established a system of managing public lands that had previously been wide open for anyone who wanted to graze livestock on the lands.

Much of the early work to administer the new law was done in Western Colorado.

Below is a link to my column in The Daily Sentinel about the Taylor Grazing Act .

Graze 1
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bob silbernagel

bob silbernagel

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