Texas Rancher An Unlikely Environmentalist

Texas Rancher An Unlikely Environmentalist

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rancher-environmental.jpg Ranchers in central Texas aren’t known for their fondness for government regulation or the Endangered Species Act. But one rancher — a fried chicken tycoon — has become a champion of land stewardship and habitat restoration. And it’s rubbing off on his fellow ranchers.

David Bamberger converted 5,500 acres of some of the most badly damaged and overgrazed hill country in Texas into a showpiece of environmental restoration.

(READ the story, or listen, at National Public Radio)