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The Last Lawn-Mowing

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In this week’s “Consider This” Kimberly Hagen asks a good question: “Why do humans love a well-manicured lawn?” Here’s Kathy’s answer based on her own obsession with mowing the lawn at the house she and her husband just left in Colorado.

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Last week, the day before I turned our old house over to its new owners, I mowed the lawn for the la
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Kathy worked with the Bureau of Land Management for 12 years before founding Livestock for Landscapes in 2004. Her twelve years at the agency allowed her to pursue her goal of helping communities find ways to live profitably AND sustainably in their environment. She has been researching and working with livestock as a land management tool for over a decade. When she's not helping farmers, ranchers and land managers on-site, she writes articles, and books, and edits videos to help others turn their livestock into landscape managers.

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  1. jane schofield says:

    I hear ya- years of lawn-mowing/zoning out. Husband quickly ran out of interest (‘it just grows back!’). My guilty pleasure, although in recent years I have reduced the size of the lawns by fencing them for sheep. I’m left with a 23 hp rider & about 1 hr. per week worth of mowing. And no predators can sneak up on ME.

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