Dusty Cattle Drive

« Back to Public Land - The BLM-The Big Open, August 2001 National Geographic Magazine

Shrouded in dust, Dugout ranch owner Heidi Redd runs cattle on public land in Beef Basin near Monticello, Utah..Redd's Indian Creek Ranch, surrounded by public land, is owned by the Nature Conservancy. Land whipped into dust by a dry winter offers little forage for cattle on this BLM allotment; in the spring, Redd drives them to higher, wetter ground.
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Shrouded in dust, Dugout ranch owner Heidi Redd runs cattle on public land in Beef Basin near Monticello, Utah..Redd's Indian Creek Ranch, surrounded by public land, is owned by the Nature Conservancy. Land whipped into dust by a dry winter offers little forage for cattle on this BLM allotment; in the spring, Redd drives them to higher, wetter ground.
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