Ranching West of the 100th Meridian

requirement is precisely what separates the western ranch from its eastern private-pasture-based forebears. It is also what connects the ranch to its traditional Hispanic roots: Hispanic ranchers had to have acreage too, although the ...

Ranching West of the 100th Meridian

Arguing that, if done right, ranching has the power to restore ecological integrity to American western lands, the editors collectt essays, anecdotes, and poems that address the state of the rancher in the American West and suggest ways to improve the practice of ranching in view of today's realities.

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Ranching West of the 100th Meridian
Language: en
Pages: 259
Authors: Richard L. Knight, Wendell Gilgert, Ed Marston
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-01 - Publisher: Island Press

Arguing that, if done right, ranching has the power to restore ecological integrity to American western lands, the editors collectt essays, anecdotes, and poems that address the state of the rancher in the American West and suggest ways to improve the practice of ranching in view of today's realities.
Crisis in the American Heartland
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: George W. Doherty
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-01 - Publisher: Loving Healing Press

Who will step up to meet the challenge of the next rural crisis? Rural practice presents important yet challenging issues for psychology, especially givenuneven population distribution, high levels of need, limited availability of rural services, and ongoing migration to urban centers. It is critical that mental health professionals andfirst responders
Stitching the West Back Together
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Susan Charnley, Thomas E. Sheridan, Gary P. Nabhan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-10 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

News headlines would often have us believe that conservationists are inevitably locked in conflict with the people who live and work on the lands they seek to protect. Not so. Across the western expanses of the United States, conservationists, ranchers, and forest workers are bucking preconceptions to establish common ground.
New Geographies of the American West
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: William Riebsame Travis
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-05-11 - Publisher: Island Press

Reconciling explosive growth with often majestic landscape defines New Geographies of the American West. Geographer William Travis examines contemporary land use changes and development patterns from the Mississippi to the Pacific, and assesses the ecological and social outcomes of Western development. Unlike previous "boom" periods dependent on oil or gold,
West of 98
Language: en
Pages: 418
Authors: Lynn Stegner, Russell Rowland
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-25 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

What does it mean to be a westerner? With all the mythology that has grown up about the American West, is it even possible to describe "how it was, how it is, here, in the West—just that," in the words of Lynn Stegner? Starting with that challenge, Stegner and Russell