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Otero cattle rancher association president Gary Stone talks to Lincoln National Forest District Ranger James Duran in Weed, New Mexico, Thursday, May 15, 2014. The Otero County Cattleman's Association is pitted against the National Forest Service over a fence intended to protect wildlife that the agency installed around a small creek where the ranchers' cattle drink water. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)