70th Annual SRM Meeting:Technical Training & Trade Show January 29th through February 2nd in St. George, Utah.
BCB will be facilitating a session and panel called - Prescribed Herbivory for Vegetation Treatment Projects: Successful Case-Studies & Business Models working with Livestock to Manage Open Spaces
Summary Based off of the professional experience in managing a large-scale contract grazing outfit in the Bay Area of California, Brittany Cole Bush will share successful case-studies of different scaled projects using small ruminants for vegetation management and discuss different business models and relationships between stakeholders. As a member of the California Rangeland Management Advisory Committee representing the CA Wool Growers Association and Co-Author of the white paper released with support of the Board of Foresters, "Prescribed Herbivory for Vegetation Treatment Projects", she will discuss the various elements of the white paper and speak to how they may apply in different regions with different management goals.
Panelists will include:
- Bill Burrows: Coordinator for the 40,000 acre Sunflower Coordinated Resource Management Plan (CRMP) in Red Bluff, California
-Denise DeFreese: East Bay Regional Parks District Stewardship Manager and Certified Range Manager
-Lani Malmberg: Owner/Operator of Ewe4ic Geological Servcices
-Andrée Soares: Owner/President of Star Creek Land Stewards, Inc