Sounds of the High Country

BLM working with Idaho ranchers to fight fires

April 30, 2013
BLM working with Idaho ranchers to fight fires With forecasters calling for another hot and dry summer across the western United States, fire crews are gearing up for a busy season of fighting wildfires on public lands. But some ranchers whose grazing lands are threatened by wildfires aren't content to wait for the firefighters to show up.

For the latest edition of Sounds of the High Country, KDNK's collaboration with the Paonia-based environmental magazine High Country News, Nelson Harvey talked to High Country News editorial fellow Emily Guerin about a group of ranchers in southern Idaho who have taken firefighting into their own hands.
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