Rangland Management Tool: Cowpacity Gives A Prescribed Grazing Model to Land Conservation

Cowpacity Gives A Prescribed Grazing Model to Land Conservation

Many preserved lands require prescribed livestock grazing as a management tool to promote healthy habitats for protected species, control invasive weeds, and/or reduce fire hazards.  In order to provide accurate grazing recommendations to land conservation planning, WRA created Cowpacity.  A carrying capacity GIS model, Cowpacity helps quantify optimal grazing regimes.  The model automates all spatial analysis and only requires the preparation of input data layers for a project, providing a scientifically-based, economical way to optimize your grazing plan.

Full article by WRA Inc’s, Michael Rochelle

 

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