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Green River drift

Jonita Sommers

Green River drift

a history of the Upper Green River Cattle Association : a changing cowboy legacy, in words and pictures

by Jonita Sommers

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Published by J. Sommers in Pinedale, Wyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Upper Green River Cattle Association -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-376) and index.

    Statementcompiled by Jonita Sommers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF191.U66 S66 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 394 p. :
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1133100M
    ISBN 101560442808
    LC Control Number94092033
    OCLC/WorldCa32126272

    Directed by Geoffrey O'Gara. Every year in the early summer, a group of Wyoming ranchers drive their cattle high into the Rocky Mountains, to the largest federal grazing area in the United States. The Green River Drift is an old-fashioned horseback cattle drive - in some cases, the livestock travel miles - but the threats it faces are modern: roads, drilling rigs, government-protected.   In the case, Western Watersheds Project et al. v. Bernhardt et al., conservation groups sued U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Forest Service, claiming the grazing plan associated with the Green River Drift violated the Endangered Species Act, among other laws, in part because it did.

    This trip requires a drive to Dutch John, Utah which is about three to three and half hours from the Park City area. It is perfect for anglers who want to fish from a drift boat and catch some really nice fish. Learn more about Green River guide trips. Our scenic river float is a three to four hour trip down Section A of the Green River. The Green River Trail begins at the Indian Crossing Campground and goes upstream following the river for a distance of two and a half miles to a point just across the river from Tree Tops Camp. The trail is open to mountain biking and horseback riding, but is closed to motorized use.

    The name of Green River city is often close to boating lakes in Utah. The official town of Green River Valley has seven beautiful lakes within an hour driving distance from where you can use power speed boat rentals, luxury jet skis, waverunner rental, competition seadoo, and tournament PWC personal watercraft rentals.   New Guidelines for Green River Headworks Access posted November 2, The Green River Headworks is one of the most popular beginner whitewater runs in the Puget Sound area serving paddlers from Tacoma, Seattle, and neighboring communities. The run starts at the City of Tacoma headworks where flows are diverted for municipal drinking water.


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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this : Jonita Sommers. (The following introduction to the book "Green River Drift" is reprinted with permission from author Jonita Sommers.) Cattle raising has handed down a lasting legacy in the Upper Green River valley.

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Jonita is a thorough, dedicated researcher, and a highly-respected local authority on area ranching history. The page. More than a dozen ranches of the Green River Cattle Association share a ,acre grazing allotment on Bureau of Land Management land on the mesas, and a ,acre allotment on the national forest.

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While the majority of our trips are full day floats, we do offer half-day trips and can also customize our trips to fit individual desires.Sommers wrote a book, "The Green River Drift," about this unique part of ranching in the Upper Green River Valley.

The book, now out of print, is only available on the used market and sells for hundreds of dollars. Sommers said that the Drift existed long before the BLM and Forest Service federal agencies that now permit and regulate the.

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