Llama use on public lands
Interest in utilizing llamas as packstock is affecting natural resource managers as requests to use llamas on federally-owned lands increases. To adopt effective management practices related to issues raised by this relatively new use of public lands, policies must be oriented to meet the specific needs of each different area and their diverse types of users and visitors. Identifying these needs is a necessary first step in policy formation, and is the focus of this study. Members of the USES, BLM, and NPS were surveyed by mail to obtain information on llama use characteristics and issues ...