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Beaver Creek Park cross fence debated

The Hill County Park Board discussed the possibility of putting up a cross fence in the southern part of Beaver Creek Park to reduce overgrazing in the southern pasture at their monthly meeting, where they received a petition from grazers in the area, most of whom oppose the fence.

Keith Raty, one of the ranchers in that area, said of the six ranchers that graze that area, five had either signed the petition or had announced their intention to.

The petition said the ranchers do not believe the fence would do anything except create conflict between recreationalists, grazers and property ow...


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