Impacts from grazing don’t rise to the level of causing unlawful harm to the bull trout’s critical habitat, he said. “Just because you cut a tree or graze a blade of grass does not mean there’s an adverse effect.”
The creation of Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument will kill jobs, prevent mining, retire grazing permits, close roads to OHV users, reduce access for sportsmen, and steal water rights.
Some of the fire victims lost as much as 90 percent of their forage, and many were in the middle of calving season.
We have to send a message to the Forest Service and the Northeast Washington Forestry Coalition that people’s lives, homes, properties, and livestock are more important than an ideology.