2017 Rangeland Cup St. George
Multiple candidates for local and national political offices have proposed transferring the management of federal lands to the states in which those lands occur. If such a transfer of responsibility were to take place, there are potential broad-reaching impacts on rangelands and the communities that depend upon them.
- Describe how such a transfer would affect multiple-use rangelands from an ecological perspective.
- Discuss the potential socio-economic impacts that this would have on a) rural communities and b) large metropolitan areas in the western U.S.
Use logic and literature to support your arguments. Give appropriate credit for any information you use that was generated by others.
Please Register your team no later than November 18, 2016!