Conservationists make push to preserve prairie pothole land with farm policy
By Juliet Eilperin
The Washington Post
MCKENZIE, N.D. — Jerry Doan’s great-great grandfather came down from Canada to establish a 160-acre homestead here in 1882, when the Dakotas were a territory. The 10,000-acre Black Leg Ranch now hosts a hunting and guest-lodge operation, as well as 3,000 cattle during the summer months.
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