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Putting Monitoring into Practice: Strategies for Large-Scale Conservation with Dirac Twidwell, Jr.

By   /  November 2, 2020  /    /  No Comments

Large-scale rangeland conservation applies modern principles of resilience to sustain intact rangeland ecosystems that are vulnerable to collapse. New technologies have emerged to aid these large-scale planning efforts, allowing more continuous monitoring of rangeland vegetation over unprecedented scales of space and time, the spatial delineation of alternative vegetation states, and where boundaries between states are […]

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Using New Technology on the Ranch with Travis Mulliniks

By   /  October 26, 2020  /    /  No Comments

The future of livestock production is dependent on adoption of precision livestock management tools that allow for economically efficient and environmentally responsive livestock production while maintaining and/or improving rangeland health, meeting other ecosystem service needs. More precise monitoring sensors that can capture variability in weather, soil water and nutrient cycling, vegetation dynamics, and individual animal […]

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Grasslands and the Herds that Graze Them Provide Critical Ecosystem Services

By   /  March 30, 2020  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on Grasslands and the Herds that Graze Them Provide Critical Ecosystem Services

Cattle play a vital role out on the landscapes for grasslands. They mimic in many ways what historic bison used to do. That’s why we need cattle out on the landscape. Marshall Johnson Vice President Audubon Society The Audubon Society knows all about the important role livestock play in protecting grassland habitat for birds and […]

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Dung Beetle Facts

By   /  February 3, 2020  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  3 Comments

While the narrator in this first video has some issues with what the dung beetle does and how it does it, there’s some great information in here about the life cycle of the dung beetle. Enjoy! Need something a little more serious? This next video covers how much manure cows produce, (18 kilos = 40 […]

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Coming to the Table to Create Grazing Solutions That Work For Everyone

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  Fencing, Grazing Management, Planning, Water quality  /  Comments Off on Coming to the Table to Create Grazing Solutions That Work For Everyone

According to legend, the first Thanksgiving in North America was celebrated when two very different peoples sat down together to eat and give thanks. The folks in this video are following in that tradition, coming to the table with government agencies and others to create solutions good for wildlife and for the people who make […]

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