Point Reyes Ranchers Create Lobbying Group to Weaken Protections for Public Lands

Point Reyes Ranchers Create Lobbying Group to Weaken Protections for Public Lands

East Bay Express, May 30, 2018

A small and slightly mysterious agricultural lobbying group that surfaced recently in Marin County has community members, naturalists, and environmentalist organizations on edge. The Resilient Agriculture Group (RAG), fronted by several local figures known for pro-farming political positions is working with lawmakers in D.C. to amend existing federal restrictions on the use of public lands for grazing cattle.

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