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11th Eastern Native Grass Symposium

By   /  September 17, 2018  /    /  No Comments

The 2018 event will feature the latest information from renowned presenters and exhibitors, best management practices and field tours showcasing the progressive use of native grasses and forbs in a host of diverse applications. It all takes place at Erie’s beautiful Bayfront Convention Center on the shores of Lake Erie.

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Managing Grazing to Improve Stream Corridors Part II

By   /  September 8, 2014  /  Grazing Management, Planning, Water  /  Comments Off on Managing Grazing to Improve Stream Corridors Part II

In Part I of this series, we looked at a variety of ways to create paddocks so that we could water livestock from streams while at the same time managing them to improve stream corridors.  But in some cases, using streams as a water source can lead to damage, or can prevent livestock from grazing […]

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Managed Grazing Can Improve Stream Corridors

By   /  September 1, 2014  /  Grazing Management, Pasture Health, Water  /  6 Comments

Exclusion of livestock from streams doesn’t always result in better conditions for fisheries and wildlife or prevent negative impacts to the environment. Here’s how livestock and animal impact can be used as needed to maintain healthy streams and riparian corridors.

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Riparian Regulations Threaten Livestock

By   /  March 19, 2013  /  Grazing Management, NRCS, Water  /  4 Comments

Livestock exclusion. These two simple words have the power to make grown men and women quake. They are also words that are coming up more and more often in conjunction with livestock grazing in pastures and on rangelands where animals have access to streams and ponds. In this first of a series, we explore impacts of regulation on private land grazing.

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