Published August 1991. Facts and recommendations in this publication may no longer be valid. Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension Catalog: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog
Before 2002, almost all of the approximately 40,000 acres of land in the Wood
River Valley, Oregon were used for intensive, flood-irrigated summer cattle grazing,
as it had been for over 100 years. Conservation activity in the valley was limited to a
couple of wealthy landowners. But a year after...