Saving US Grasslands: Turning Back the Clock on Desertification

Saving US Grasslands: Turning Back the Clock on Desertification

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bisons-roamAs grasslands diminish on prairies and savannas around the world, an innovative ranching technique that reverses the environmental damage of desertification makes its way to the US.

For a rancher whose livelihood depended on those diminishing grasslands, it was an oncoming economic and ecological disaster in slow motion.

But in Colorado, the grass came back. Today, “the grass has covered the sand.” A dozen or more sandy, wind-blown basins have become lush and green.

(READ the story in CS Monitor)

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