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New Waterline Ensures Cattle Stay on the Land and Land Stays Intact

Grass is to cattle as water is to conservation. Ironically, that analogy could be shuffled in any order and still carry the same meaning. To conserve grasslands, it is critical to maintain the ability to stock pasture with cattle, and to do so, access to stock water is necessary. That is why groups like the Ranchers Stewardship Alliance (RSA), a non-profit based in Malta, Montana, invests in assisting ranchers with water development through their conservation program.

These water projects are meaningful to ranchers on any given year, but as drought choked the northern portion of Montana the la...


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