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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 … Continue reading

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Conservation Resource: A Buyer’s Guide to Conservation Credits

A Buyer’s Guide to Conservation Credits Whether you are designing a major highway project or building a shopping center, environmental mitigation requirements can be an intricate and complex process. Read full article by Liston Witherill and Justin Derby of WRA … Continue reading

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Research: Hoof Prints and Habitat

An article by Jeffery Wilcox, published in the latest issue of Grasslands highlights the importance of stockponds as habitat for special-status species like the California red-legged frog (Rana draytonii). The author states that as conversion to other uses encroaches historic … Continue reading

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How-To Reference for Building Point-Nonpoint Water Quality Trading Programs

In it Together: A How-To Reference for Building Point-Nonpoint Water Quality Trading Programs lays out guidelines for groups who want to build water-quality trading programs. In It Together was written by the Willamette Partnership, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office … Continue reading

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Sonoma water quality market

Sotoyome Resource Conservation District in Sonoma County, California is setting up a water quality trading market that would let water polluters avoid fines by paying for projects that reduce water pollution. The market will be the first of its kind in … Continue reading

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Fellowship Funding: PERC’s Environmental Entrepreneur Fellowship – Application Deadline 3/5/12

If you believe in the power of markets to drive conservation and environmental goals then take a few minutes to research PERC’s Enviropreneur Institute “PEI”.  The application deadline is March 5, 2012 so don’t procrastinate. PERC’s Enviropreneur Institute provides outstanding … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: CA Rangeland Summit (7th annual)

California Rangeland Summit will take place January 19th and 20th at UC Davis. The first day, will have a very scientific feel, featuring renowned rangeland research from throughout California. The second day of the event will follow the traditional Summit … Continue reading

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