The grazing is intended remove thatch and stimulate new growth in order to improve forage for the Columbian white-tailed deer. The BLM began test grazing in December 2011. The grazing hasshown encouraging results, and BLM plans to expand its use this year.
The project has been designed in cooperation with the Oregon Department of Fish Wildlife, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Sandberg Family Ranch.
Currently, BLM employees, a Phoenix School youth work crew, and members of the Sandbergfamily are constructing gates and temporary electric fences. If you are recreating in the area, please make sure to close and latch gates and keep dogs under close control in the vicinity of livestock.
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