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The Vale rangeland rehabilitation program: the desert repaired in southeastern Oregon.Author(s): Harold F. Heady; James Bartolome
Source: Res. Bull. PNW-RB-070. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 132 p
Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionDiscusses the initiation, execution, and outcome of an 11-year program of range rehabilitation on public domain lands in southeastern Oregon. Initiated primarily to benefit the livestock industry, the investment of $10 million in range improvements also profoundly affected other multiple uses. The analysis of this large and successful program should serve as a useful guide for monitoring other range programs.
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CitationHeady, Harold F.; Bartolome, James. 1977. The Vale rangeland rehabilitation program: the desert repaired in southeastern Oregon. Res. Bull. PNW-RB-070. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 132 p
Keywordsrange management, range development, rehabilitation, revegetation, environment, economics (rangeland)
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