Cheyenne Buttes forever protected

Bighorn sheep habitat, scenic vistas and grazing cattle — together forever.  That’s the result of the Nebraska Land Trust’s use of a land preservation tool near Fort Robinson State Park in northwest Nebraska. The organization’s new voluntary conservation easements on a ranch in Dawes County and on Sioux County land owned by the Montana-based Chief Dull Knife College will protect nearly 1,700 acres in the rugged Pine Ridge from potential recreational or housing development.

This article is from the Omaha World Herald and is written by David Hendee, World-Herald staff writer. Click here to download the PDF.