Conservation for the Future

Caring for the Land, a Passion and a Mission

NRCS, February 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ox · bow
/ 'äks,bō /
An abandoned channel in the course of a river, shaped like a U. We graze our cows on the ancient "oxbows" of the Bitterroot River, where these sub-irrigated fertile remnants of the Bitterroot provide lush feed for grass-finishing cattle.