Editorial: Zinke's grant of temporary grazing in Charles M. Russell NWR the wrong solution to helping ranchers

NASA just reported the drought in eastern Montana is so severe it is a once in a century event.

Not surprisingly, despite livestock grazing that some suggest could preclude large blazes, the drought in Eastern Montana has spawned some recent blazes including the 270,000-acre Lodgepole fire. The fire raced across grazed public and private pasture and rangelands.

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