Taylor grazing act of 1934

The Taylor Grazing Act took place in 1934 obviously from the title.

The Taylor Grazing Act is a United States law that provides for the regulation of grazing on the public lands besides alaska to improve range land conditions and regulate their use.

The law initially permitted eighty-million ac of previously not reserved public lands of the United States to be placed into grazing are to be administered by the Department of the Interior. As amended, the law now sets no limit on the amount of lands in grazing areas. Currently, there are approximately one hundred sixty-million ac inside grazing allotments.

"These can be vacant, unappropriated, and unreserved land from public lands, all except for Alaska, national forests, parks, monuments, Indian reservations, railroad grant lands, and reverted Coos Bay Wagon Road grant lands. Surrounding land owners may be granted right of passage over these districts. Permits are given for grazing privileges in the districts. Also permits can be given to build fences, reservoirs, and other improvements."

"The permittee are required to pay a fee, and the permit cannot exceed ten years but is renewable. Permits can be revoked because of severe drought or other natural disasters that deplete grazing."

The Taylor Grazing Act is still in use but is not as major as it was. All of the information above was found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taylor_Grazing_Act_of_1934

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