An All Lands Approach to Grazing Management

Training Type(s): Education, Webinar
Date / Time: November 1, 2017 10:30 am

November 1st at 10:30 a.m. MDT

The Western Governors’ Association will host the webinar, An All Lands Approach to Grazing Management, on November 1st at 10:30 a.m. MDT, as part of the series for the National Forest and Rangeland Management Initiative.

The webinar will examine a cross-boundary efforts for cooperative grazing management between a variety of federal and state agencies in Idaho. The MOU seeks to achieve a more flexible management system across ownership boundaries to better respond to various rangeland challenges. The webinar will also explore the potential for using grazing as a management tool for invasive weeds management, fuels reduction, and habitat improvement.

The webinar will be moderated by Curtis Elke, State Conservationist for Idaho, USDA-Natural Resource Conservation Service. Confirmed panelists include: Karen Launchbaugh, Director, University of Idaho Rangeland Center; Dustin Miller, Administrator, Idaho Governor’s Office of Species Conservation; Chris Black, Chair, Board of Directors, Idaho Rangeland Resource Commissionn and June Shoemaker, Idaho State Director for Resources, Bureau of Land Management.

The Chairman’s Initiative of Montana Gov. Steve Bullock enables states and land managers to share best practices and policy options for forest and rangeland management. Download the First-Year Report for an update on our progress.