Accession Number : ADA267345


Title :   Rangeland Management: BLM Efforts to Prevent Unauthorized Livestock Grazing Need Strengthening


Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC RESOURCES COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIV


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a267345.pdf


Report Date : Dec 1990


Pagination or Media Count : 17


Abstract : Before 1934, livestock grazing on public rangelands was uncontrolled, and the lands were damaged by decades of overgrazing. With the passage of the Taylor Grazing Act in 1934, grazing became a regulated activity. However, because it was assumed that the lands would ultimately be transferred to private ownership, BLM's approach to public lands management was relatively passive or custodial


Descriptors :   *LAND USE , *FARMS , *LIVESTOCK , UNITED STATES , FEDERAL LAW , GRAZING , LAW ENFORCEMENT , MANAGEMENT


Subject Categories : Agricultural Economics
      Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine
      Food, Food Service and Nutrition


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE