A Sense of Place, Episode 5: Cattle and Conservation in the West

Oct 6, 2014

Cattle grazing at Lasater Ranch outside of Colorado Springs.
Credit www.lasaterranch.com

    Ranchers and environmentalists have long been perceived as adversaries, with those in favor of livestock grazing on one side and those not in favor on the polar opposite. Over the past few decades, however, the two have worked towards changing this perception. In this episode of "A Sense of Place," producer Max Hittesdorf explores the evolution of the rangeland conflict and how conservation and cattle can in fact support each other, despite a history of opposition.

"A Sense of Place" is a collaboration between KRCC and State of the Rockies at Colorado College. Max Hittesdorf is a student researcher for State of the Rockies. For more information visit the State of the Rockies website