Montana Cattlemen's Association: WHY ARE WE TREATED DIFFERENTLY?
August 31, 2022
The Montana Cattlemen’s Association is disappointed in the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) decision to authorize the American Prairie Reserve to use 63,065 acres of public lands in Phillips County for bison. In reaching this decision, a number of important issues have been overlooked or completely ignored. This unprofessional failure on the part of BLM to consider all the implications of allowing bison to graze public lands is disturbing.
Among the issues ignored are public safety, where BLM contends that bison “…will not measurably contribute to public health and safety due to...