Save the Cowboy pamphlet

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1 “Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if by magic; but destroy our farms and the grass Save the Cowboy will grow in the streets of every city in the country.” William Jennings Bryan Stand Up Speak Out Save the Cowboy STOP American Prairie Reserve HOW TO HELP • Encourage landowners not to sell their land to APR and/or give their neighbors the opportunity to make a counter offer. • Write an opinion piece addressing your concerns about APR and send it to Montana newspapers. Ask your elected officials how they • plan to address APR’s goal to create a multi-million acre prairie reserve in your backyard. FOR MORE INFORMATION • Participate in the BLM’s public meetings [email protected] about APR’s request to convert 18 STOP [email protected] grazing allotments from cattle to bison. American [email protected] Display Save the Cowboy signs and • distribute brochures to show your Prairie Reserve [email protected] objections to the prairie reserve (available United Property Owners of Montana by emailing contacts listed on back). www.upom.org • Write to Interior Secretary Zinke and [email protected] state your objections to APR’s plan to create an American Serengeti and gain operational control over millions of acres of public land. (Secretary Ryan Zinke, Dept. of the Interior, 1849 C St, N.W., Washington D.C. 20240)

2 ABOUT MONTANA AGRICULTURE Agriculture is the number one industry in • the region and is the economic backbone ABOUT US that keeps the area’s communities and businesses viable. • Contrary to the impression the APR gives, • Local ranchers produce beef while grazing this area is populated by hard-working the prairies and river breaks regions of families who have built businesses, raised Montana, creating food, jobs, and money children, and developed communities for that drive the economy while utilizing a more than 100 years. renewable resource. Ranchers have cared for this land for • • Montana agriculture generates more than generations, and the land takes care of $4.6 billion each year, a full $1.5 billion more them, resulting in the rangeland’s current than tourism. Cattle account for $2.1 billion healthy condition that visitors have of that revenue. proclaimed to be “just as Lewis and Clark found it.” Production agriculture cannot co-exist with • ABOUT THE APR the American Prairie Reserve’s goal of an • The American Prairie Reserve (APR) plans “American Serengeti” complete with free- to purchase 500,000 acres of private land in roaming bison and unchecked populations Montana and control an additional 3 million of large predators. acres of state and federal land to establish If the APR’s goals are realized, Montana • nature reserve with free a 3.5 million acre stands to lose a significant percentage of roaming bison as well as predators such as its cattle industry, thousands of acres of grizzly bears and wolves. farmland, and the families that comprise the The APR seeks to shift the base of the • area’s communities and rural heritage. economy from agriculture to tourism, although past efforts to increase tourism in the rugged breaks and prairie terrain have failed. Instead of producing food and employing families to sustain rural communities, the APR would provide only recreation and a few service jobs. • With financial support from domestic and foreign donors and the support of national Save the Cowboy and international environmental groups, the APR has the financial resources and the tax- exempt status that enables the organization to outbid agricultural interests for property. STOP American Prairie Reserve

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