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Grazing, Fire Risk Management, Affirmative Agricultural Easements & Alternative Payment Structures

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Eight months after devastating fires swept through Sonoma County, our community has rallied to an ongoing recovery. Still, the tragedy of those wildfires remains fresh in the minds of our friends and neighbors. The lives and property that were lost last...

Posted on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 11:03 AM
  • Author: Stephanie Larson
  • Author: Reid Johnsen
  • Editor: J. M.
Tags: cattle (2), easements (1), Grazing (7), rangeland (2)
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources

How Grazing Livestock are Beneficial to Vernal Pools

Fig 1 California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense), CaliforniaHerps.com

On a global scale, rangelands are a fairly diverse array of biomes - deserts, scrub, prairies, and chaparral, but in Sonoma County, they comprise oak savannahs and grasslands; one such is our vernal pools. Vernal pools are defined by the US Environmental...

Ranger Rick Olufs discusses grazing to SRJC Range Management class at FWS property in Santa Rosa Plains.
Ranger Rick Olufs discusses grazing to SRJC Range Management class at FWS property in Santa Rosa Plains.

Ranger Rick Olufs discusses grazing to SRJC Range Management class at FWS property in Santa Rosa Plains.

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 9:33 AM

Livestock Grazing at Point Reyes National Seashore

Grazing at Point Reyes National Seashore

The Santa Rosa Junior College Range Management class toured Point Reyes National Seashore (PRNS) to learn about the park history, livestock grazing, and issues surrounding public land management. The class met with Range Management Specialist, Dylan...

Grazing at Point Reyes National Seashore
Grazing at Point Reyes National Seashore

L-R: Dylan Voeller, PRNS Range Specialist, Rich Grossi and his granddaughters, Ashley and Jessica and Spring 2017 SRJC Range Management class at Point Reyes National Seashore
L-R: Dylan Voeller, PRNS Range Specialist, Rich Grossi and his granddaughters, Ashley and Jessica and Spring 2017 SRJC Range Management class at Point Reyes National Seashore

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 5:28 AM
Tags: endangered (1), grazing (7), Point Reyes (1), special status (1)

Grazing at Pepperwood Preserve

Portable electric fence at Pepperwood Preserve

The Santa Rosa Junior College Range Management class visited Pepperwood Preserve to learn about the livestock grazing program and their range management plan's goals.  Pepperwood Preserve is a 3,120-acre nature preserve in northeast Sonoma County...

Portable electric fence at Pepperwood Preserve
Portable electric fence at Pepperwood Preserve

Grazing at Pepperwood Preserve
Grazing at Pepperwood Preserve

Posted on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 11:34 AM
Tags: grazing (7), Pepperwood (1)

Ecosystem Services Interpretative Signage

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The University of California Cooperative Extension recognized rangelands and their importance in Sonoma County, creating the “Ecosystem Services Interpretative Signage” to increase awareness and knowledge of park visitors, mangers and...

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 1:39 PM
Tags: cattle (2), Grazing (7), Rangelands (2)

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