Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Beth Saboe
American Prairie Reserve 

COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENT RESOLVES BISON GRAZING DISPUTE

American Prairie Reserve finds common ground with livestock producers

 

February 17, 2021



American Prairie Reserve, in collaboration with the Phillips County Conservation District, has announced the resolution of a dispute over a local bison grazing ordinance.

This agreement represents a new milestone in American Prairie’s efforts to find common ground with local livestock producers.

In October 2016, American Prairie requested a variance from Sections 7(1)(b) and 7(1)(e) of a Phillips County Bison Grazing ordinance, citing great practical difficulties and unnecessary hardship, as the conservation organization was already meeting all state disease testing requirements.

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