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View Resource Grazing Management: An Ecological Perspective

Originally published in 1991 by Timber Press, this out of print book is now available on the Web. Edited by Rodney Heitschmidt and Jerry Stuth, Grazing Management: An Ecological Perspective includes ten chapters, ranging from "Range Animal Nutrition" to "Social and Economic influences on grazing management." Also included are animal and plant species lists.
View Resource Rangeland Desertification

Two publications resulting from an international workshop on Rangeland Desertification (held in Iceland in September 1997) are now available on the Internet. The first volume, titled simply Rangeland Desertification, focuses on concepts and principles; see the Abstracts section for an idea of content. The second volume, entitled Rala report No 200, is comprised of proceedings from the 1997...
View Resource USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center

The United States Geological Survey's Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC) was officially created in 1994, but a variety of predecessor organizations had been working on similar projects for several decades before that. With field stations located across the West, FRESC works on a variety of scientific endeavors, including studies related to wildlife ecology, conservation...