Ranging in elevation from 6,000 feet to 10,600 feet above sea level and encompassing 16,180 acres, the
Brumley Ridge Allotment
includes a variety of landscapes, vegetation and wildlife. Each year from June 16th to October 20th the allotment is also home to 395 head of cattle whose grazing over many years has degraded the flora upon which native wildlife depend.
My observations here began with my visit on September 14, 2001, when local resident William Love
guided me through the allotment.