Stories tagged: grazing
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 9:09 a.m.
Grazing returns to federal lands affected by 2015 wildfires
Ranchers in Idaho and Oregon have begun grazing their cattle again on some of the nearly 280,000 acres burned in wildfires in 2015.
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
Idaho officials delay possible increase in grazing fees
The state’s top elected officials have put off a possible increase in grazing fees on state lands due to potential litigation.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Federal court blocks sheep grazing in eastern Idaho
A federal court has blocked thousands of domestic sheep from being released to graze in eastern Idaho where environmental groups say they jeopardize a small herd of bighorn sheep with …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Lawsuit: Eastern Idaho sheep grazing threatens bighorns
Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit contending the U.S. Forest Service is illegally jeopardizing bighorn sheep by allowing University of Idaho domestic sheep on two eastern Idaho grazing allotments as …
Sun., March 26, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Livestock grazing can benefit struggling sage grouse, study says
A new study disputes a widely-held view that livestock grazing is largely incompatible with a ground-dwelling bird that has suffered a dramatic population decline across its 11-state range in the …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 10:24 a.m.
Judge halts grazing in Oregon forest to protect spotted frog
A federal judge has halted cattle grazing in an Oregon national forest until officials can review its impact on Oregon spotted frogs.
Sat., May 28, 2016, 11:06 p.m.
Eased grazing limits in Nevada sought as drought wanes
Gov. Brian Sandoval is urging the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to reconsider livestock grazing restrictions in northeast Nevada, saying that may now be unwarranted given a wet winter that …
Sun., Feb. 7, 2016
Lindholdt: Kick cows off refuge lands
Taxpayers subsidize cattlemen, many of whom sublease federal lands at a profit.
Sun., Oct. 12, 2014, 1:35 p.m.
Environmental groups eye Idaho sage grouse ruling
BOISE — A small portion of a federal judge’s ruling in Idaho against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management concerning grazing permits in sage grouse habitat is being eyed as …
Sun., April 13, 2014
BLM releases rancher’s cattle amid states’-rights dispute
Federal land managers confirmed they released all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on public land in southern Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their …
Tue., Aug. 7, 2012
Agency considers wolf action
A calf injured in a wolf attack in northern Stevens County – the fourth wounded or killed in one cattle herd in four weeks – has left the Washington Fish …
Sun., May 2, 2010
Wildlife area grazing halts
Grazing will not occur on the Asotin Wildlife Area this season in the wake of a Thurston County Superior Court judge upholding a lawsuit filed by environmental groups challenging the …