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Adaptation to Climate Change in Management of Prairie Grasslands
Saskatchewan Research Council
The Prairies Regional Adaptation Collaborative created this document to identify the vulnerability of prairie grasslands to climate change and to recognize appropriate responses to mitigate predicted changes.
Bar LD Ranch
Bar LD Ranch, located near Bonnyville, Alberta demonstrates a commitment to land management, water quality, wildlife conservation, and leadership activities in the community. Because of the erosion-prone sandy and rocky soil (common to the region) rotational grazing and moderate stocking rates are used to maintain rangeland health…
Biodiversity Conservation Guide for Farmers and Ranchers in Alberta
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Alberta
This guide, published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, describes six basic principles of biodiversity conservation, listing supporting management strategies for each principle.
Funk Farms Trust
Located in Shirley, Illinois, Funk Farms has long prioritized environmental stewardship. As one of the oldest farms in Illinois, management has continually adhered to sustainable practices. The farm has implemented a number of beneficial practices including water management through 35 miles of waterways and soil erosion control through 25 miles of terraces.
How Much Habitat is Enough?
Type Government Publication Organization Environment Canada – Canadian Wildlife Service (Ontario region) Country Canada Region Great Lakes region Link http://www.ec.gc.ca/nature/E33B007C-5C69-4980-8F7B-3AD02B030D8C/894_How_much_habitat_is_enough_E_WEB_05.pdf Language English Reference Environment Canada. 2013. How Much Habitat is Enough? Third Edition. Environment Canada. Toronto,
Management of Canadian Prairie Rangeland
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
This document was created by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to provide information to range managers, ranchers, scientists and wildlife managers about management practices for Canadian natural grass rangelands.
Managing Your Native Prairie Parcels: Your Guide to Caring for Native Prairie in Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Wetland Conservation Corporation, Saskatchewan
The Saskatchewan Wetland Conservation Corporation created this planning guide to help landowners learn about and manage native grasslands on their land, covering topics such as native grassland conservation and enhancement…
Matador Ranch, located in Matador, Texas is a large historic US ranching and hunting operation. Established in 1882, the ranch has a long history of improving the health and productivity of its livestock, wildlife, and renewable natural resources.
Big Horn, Montana
Padlock Ranch, located near Big Horn, Montana, demonstrates a commitment toward improved sustainability within the beef industry. The ranch’s beneficial practices focus on grazing and water management.
Rancho Jaralillo, located in Durango State in Mexico, implements sustainable practices inspired by the Holistic Management approach. Due to its location in a semi-arid region, the ranch is prone to soil erosion.
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