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Managing Wildfire Risk for Grazing Permittees on Federal Lands with California Cattlemen’s Association

Nov 02 - Nov 04 2021

Managing Wildfire Risk for Grazing Permittees on Federal Lands with California Cattlemen’s Association

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Join the California Cattlemen’s Association on Tuesday, Sept. 21 for a virtual workshop from 7:00-9:00AM. This event is free and open to all, but registration is required. Access information for the meeting will be emailed out after registering. If you need assistance registering or would like to do so over the phone contact Katie in the CCA office at (916) 444-0845.

Topics and Speakers:

Speakers from the US Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region and Bureau of Land Management California State Office will present at this workshop.

Topics to be discussed may include:
1. Agency and permittee fire suppression activities

2. Emergency response for grazing permittees: emergency contacts, access to livestock, and safety procedures

3. Developing emergency escape plans and livestock evacuation plans in the event of wildfires on federal lands

4. Understand federal agency regulations for the management of post-fire grazing activities on federal grazing allotments

This workshop is part of a series on Wildfire Preparedness: Assisting Ranchers with Wildfire Risk Minimization, Wildfire Response, and Post-Fire Recovery. To watch the previous workshops and learn more about the series visit https://calcattlemen.org/events/wildfireresponse.

 

Venue

online

Facilitation Team

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Whit Hibbard

Whit is a fourth generation Montana cattle rancher, publisher/editor of Stockmanship Journal (www.stockmanshipjournal.com), and a former national park mounted ranger. He writes a stockmanship series for Drovers and On Pasture, and teaches low-stress livestock handling clinics all over the Western U.S and Central Canada.
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Bre Owens

WLA Stewardship Coordinator
Breanna Owens lives in Los Molinos, California with her sons Will and Clyde. She runs a small cattle and sheep operation based in Tehama County, California utilizing mostly leased private and public lands. Bre grew up in Northern California on a cow-calf ranch, attended Chico State and Colorado State University—Fort Collins. She is motivated by a love for the agriculture industry…for the people, land and livestock that are a part of it. She is inspired by the current conversations and opportunities in highlighting the linkages between the agriculture and conservation communities. Prior to joining WLA as stewardship coordinator, Bre has been engaged with the Conflict Reduction Consortium, Women in Ranching, and the On Land editorial board. Most recently she worked with the California State University—Chico Center for Regenerative Agriculture and Resilient Systems, along with working with a ranching-conservation collaborative called Working Circle Proactive Stewardship that developed as a result of wolves expanding their range to Northern California. Prior to that she worked with Point Blue Conservation Science as a Senior Range Ecologist and Program Coordinator for the Rangeland Watershed Initiative, a partnership program with NRCS. She has been a mentor through Quivira’s New Agrarian Program and is a California Certified Rangeland Manager. She sits on the Board of Directors for Holistic Management International, serves as the Board President of the California Rangeland Conservation Coalition. She is working with the Jefferson Center for Holistic Management (a Savory Institute hub) as a ranch participant in the Ecological Outcome Verification program.

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