manage and care for their cattle, wildlife benefits as well.
Ranchers maintain water sources and provide salt, mineral supplements and
supplemental feed sources when necessary. These resources benefit
the cattle as well as the wildlife in the area.
Following are several photos taken using a
camera placed at a rancher's drinker east of Silver City, New Mexico.
These photos give us a glimpse of the variety of wildlife that utilize the
water resources provided by ranchers.
Despite these benefits, many environmental
groups are opposed to grazing and