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One Shocking Story at a Time: Saving the Sierra

“It shocked the industry,” says Brett Matzke, a self-avowed “fish kisser.” Matzke was referring to the cattle industry and “Cowboy Unite” — a collaboration of ranchers (like Todd Swickard, above), enviromentalists, and federal agencies. These age-old combattants agreed to work together to improve cattle management in California’s Plumas National Forest and bring back the fragile […]