Conservation Roundup: Spring 2013

Visionary ranchers in southeastern Idaho unite wildlife sanctuaries with Marty Ranch Corridor.
A new acquisition conserves both important wet meadows as well as public access.
Study finds certain habitats are preferred by ibis, including private agricultural lands.
Financial tools for maintaining flood-irrigated operations are available across private lands.
Read this series of articles about the interconnected conservation happenings in Eastern Idaho.
The 9,700-foot Desatoya Mountains protrude from the valley floor and the Smith Creek Ranch in central Nevada. This ranch encompasses a diversity of habitats and is a prime example of public-private partnership at a landscape level. The majority of this 250,000-acre cattle operation takes place on public Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands.
Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust brings conservation knowledge to rural communities.
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