Utah Ranchers, BLM Propose Innovative Grazing Management Strategy


According to the Salt Lake City Tribune, ranchers, BLM and county officials in northern Utah are partnering to consolidate ten separate grazing allotments into one 135,000-acre management unit. The proposal would allow the ranchers to pool their herds and implement time-controlled grazing intended to increase rangeland health, benefitting both cattle and wildlife, including greater sage grouse. The idea is modeled after a successful approach adopted by the Deseret Ranch. Read the full article in the Salt Lake City Tribune

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Job: Technician/PhD student – study on nonlethal tools to reduce large carnivore predation on livestock in western states of the US

Start Date: February or March 2021  Compensation: Annual stipend, tuition, and health insurance  Description: Utah State University is seeking a Ph.D. student to conduct research as part of a large, collaborative team awarded a USDA Conservation…

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