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Revolution on the Range The Rise of a New Ranch in the American West

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ISBN-10: 1597261742

ISBN-13: 9781597261746

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Courtney White

List price: $31.00
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Description:

In the final decade of the twentieth century, the American West was at war. Battle lines had hardened, with environmentalists squarely on one side of the fence, and ranchers on the other. By the mid-1990s, debates over the region’s damaged land had devolved into political wrangling, bitter lawsuits, and even death-threats. Conventional wisdom told us those who wanted to work the land and those who wanted to protect it had fundamentally different—and irreconcilable—values. InRevolution on the Range, Courtney White challenges that truism, heralding stories from a new American West where cattle and conservation go hand in hand. He argues that ranchers and environmentalists have more in…    
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Book details

List price: $31.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 5/23/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 248
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Prologue
The New Ranch
The New Ranch
Replenishing Soil and People
Getting into the Game
Interlude: Ranching with Wildlife
Out of Cowboy Island
Changing the World
The Working Wilderness
The Working Wilderness
Goals that Unite
Quid Pro Quo
Interlude: A Macho Failure
Thinking Like a Creek
The Gift
The Big Picture
Across Boundaries
Useful Science
Ceaseless Change
Interlude: Seeing the Forest and the Trees
Mugido
Acknowledgments
Selected Bibliography
Index