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Taylor Grazing Act (1934, Steve Medved)

Description:
  • President Roosevelt signed this law
  • Roosevelt intended to "stop injury to the public grazing land… by preventing overgrazing and soil deterioration; to provide for their orderly use, improvement, and development…”
  • The Act set out to conserve public grazing lands from being degraded too quickly.
  • Governmental policies were used to prevent erosion and to develop the land appropriately.
  • The U.S. Grazing Service was created to establish an effective way to control grazing in the western states.
  • Uses a permit system to assign districts for managing wildlife.

Date 1934
Sources:

http://www.blm.gov/wy/st/en/field_offices/Casper/range/taylor.1.html
http://wildlifelaw.unm.edu/fedbook/taylorgr.html



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Link to full Act
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