In this case the BLM is to be raising the risk of fire in the Oregon high desert by felling trees without actually clearing them.
Thanks to that dereliction of duty, the BLM recently informed ranchers in northeastern Nevada that there will be further restrictions on grazing permits because wild horses have overrun certain areas, compromising the health of range lands.
“The whatsupstream.com campaign appears to be part of an alarming trend where EPA engages in funding advocacy efforts against the very entities it is seeking to regulate,” the representatives stated. “EPA cannot systematically choose when it wishes to follow the law and when it does not.”
The monument would limit access for people who are not aggressive hikers, especially the elderly, handicapped and veterans. Those who enjoy hunting, fishing, rafting and viewing birds, wildlife and wildflowers in the Canyonlands area will also be greatly restricted.
The resulting conflagration destroyed several buildings, including at least one house, and killed over 80 head of cattle.
It’s basic common sense. The Endangered Species Act is the mother monster of all the problems in Okanogan County.
The Bureau of Land Management uses “drought” as an excuse to drive ranchers off grazing lands, despite overwhelming evidence that managed grazing improves drought-stricken areas.