Snake River photo -Bureau of Land Mgmt/OregonA new breed of cowboy is changing how ranching is being done in the American West and might – just might – alter the dynamic in the “range wars” that have engulfed the region for more than a half century.

Make no mistake: These are not new arrivals carrying out green techniques for the feel-good sake of being green. They are ranchers managing the land in benevolent and environmentally sensitive ways because they think it will help them survive – and make money.

(READ the story from CS Monitor)

Photo credit: Bureau of Land Management/Oregon

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