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- deBuys, William, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Rangeland ecology & management 2012 v.65 no.6 pp. 545
- conservation practices; drought; issues and policy; landscapes; managers; overgrazing; range management; rangelands; resource management; Southwestern United States
- ... The rangeland science profession in the United States has its roots in the widespread overgrazing and concurrent severe droughts of the late 19th century. These drivers contributed to rangeland resource degradation especially in the American Southwest—what E. O. Wooton (1908) called the “Range Problem.” Although logical for the time, the scientific activities and resulting policies that arose out ...