Ranching As A Conservation Strategy: Can Old Ranchers Save The New West?

@inproceedings{Brunson2008RanchingAA,
  title={Ranching As A Conservation Strategy: Can Old Ranchers Save The New West?},
  author={Mark W. Brunson and Lynn Huntsinger},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract Working ranches are often promoted as means of private rangeland conservation because they can safeguard ecosystem services, protect open space, and maintain traditional ranching culture. To understand the potential for generating broad social benefits from what have come to be called “working landscapes,” one must consider the synergies of people, environment, and institutions needed to accomplish conservation, as well as complicating factors of scale and uncertainty. Focusing on the… 
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