North Africa and Middle East Leader Observation Tour of Land and Water Resource Development, Management, and Use of Arid and Semi-Arid Lands in the Western United States, September 1953-January 1954; Report

North Africa and Middle East Leader Observation Tour of Land and Water Resource Development, Management, and Use of Arid and Semi-Arid Lands in the Western United States, September 1953-January 1954; Report

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1954* edition. Excerpt: ...the individual and the economy. They stated that they were impressed by the results of these experiments because it proves one of the most important basic facts they had learned on this tour-that good range management is a universally adaptable method for improving vast range areas. The night-was spent at the Hotel Milford in Milford, Utah. WEDNESDAY-OCTOBER 28-MILFORD TO CEDAR CITY, UTAH Omar Sabry, Egypt, Esmaul Moini Zandi, Iran, Mrs;!Sadek Husseini, Saudi Arabia, and Ahmed Rashid Hamada, Egypt, visited the Milford High School during the morning and rejoined the tour group-later at Cedar City, Utah. They explained many things about their countries and answered student's questions. Mr. Zandi presented the school with an ivory bracelet. Harold Thomas and Hubert Waite, of the U. S. Geological Survey, gave a short discussion of underground water supplies and other hydrological features of that locality before the group left Milford. En route to Cedar City Mr. Murray, United Conservationist for SCS, and Mr. Christenson, of the Forest Service, joined the tour during a brief stop at Beaver. Mr. Allred, BIM, and Mr. Murray, SCS, explained the organization and cooperative work of the Beaver Pilot Soil Conservation District. South of Cedar City, Utah, in the Buckhorn wind erosion area, the visitors observed browse ranges where considerable damage has resulted from improper livestock and deer use. Richard Greenland, BLM Range Manager, discussed the rehabilitation work being done in the area. He explained why previous work in Buckskin Valley, between Beaver and Cedar City, had been a failure. He informed the group that Buckskin Valley was railed of sagebrush and seeded in the late fall of l946. The seeding was poor and sagebrush came back quickly....show more

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  • 9781236635303