Point Reyes ranchers shouldn’t be favored over wildlife.

The adverse impacts of ranching on soils, water quality, vegetation, wildlife and visitor experience were undeniable: piles of manure, muddy trails, accelerated erosion, weed-infested pastures and gigantic heaps of rotting vegetation called silage (pasture plants are mowed and then fermented to make feed livestock when there is no grass available). During the four years I worked at Point Reyes, I never drove past the ranches without shaking my head.


Posted by biohexx1 biohexx1, November 11, 2018 12:01


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