Earlier this week the eyes of the nation were on the Oroville Dam in north-central California. Quickly rising waters and erosion on the dam’s main spillway forced dam officials to use the dam’s emergency spillway for the first time in the dam’s history. The flood of water prompted an evacuation of over 180,000 people from the valley below.
Al Heaton was recently awarded the title of Stockman of the Year by the Southwest Colorado Livestock Association. He joined KSJD's Austin Cope in the studios to talk about ranching, lands management, and the state of the cattle industry today.