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January 2, 2018

2018 SUMMIT – January 16-17 – Register now! Robert Cabral Ag Center,  2101 E Earhart Ave, Stockton Lions and Horses and Wolves, Oh My! – Policy and Management of Wildlife Conflict on Rangelands Co-sponsor, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Photo Contest (enter now) sponsored by Point Blue Conservation Science Poster Session  and   Booths Full Agenda Tuesday, January 16 – Presentations, Discussions, Dinner, Conservation Film Festival Keynote Speaker – Wally Roney, Northern California Rancher & Conservationist: “Ranching with Wildlife, Conserving Habitat on Working Lands” Presentations – Feral Pigs, Coyotes, Wild Horses, Mountain Lions, Wolves    Stewardship with Vision, a Western Landowners Alliance Film Festival Lunch & Dinner provided by San Joaquin Stanislaus CattleWomen Wednesday, January 17 – Morning Workshops Advocating Effective  Rangeland Policy – Western Landowners Alliance Rangeland Management Advisory Committee Workshop (advisors to Board of Forestry) Is Living with Wolves an Ecosystem Service? Registration   Sponsorships  (pay online or by check) Add your name to this growing list of sponsors. CRCC is very grateful to all sponsors and each participant. Contact: karensweet@carangeland.org   Positions American Farmland Trust (CRCC Signatory): Conservation and Stewardship Program Manager Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA: lecturer to teach RRS 370 Wildland Ecology Principles and RRS 306 Wildland Resource Principles and support soil labs, starting January 22,2018. Be mentored by the current chair of the California Certified Rangeland Manager panel and Associate Editor for Rangeland Ecology & Management. We are very optimistic about hiring a tenure track rangeland management faculty member in the upcoming cycle. M.S. degree in Rangeland Ecology and Management, Ph.D. degree completed or near completion preferred.  Contact Susan Edinger Marshall: sem11@humboldt.edu    ...

December 12, 2017

2018 SUMMIT – January 16-17   Robert Cabral Ag Center,  2101 E Earhart Ave, Stockton Lions and Horses and Wolves, Oh My! – Policy and Management of Wildlife Conflict on Rangelands Co-sponsor, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Full Agenda Tuesday, January 16 – Presentations, Dinner, Conservation Film Festival Keynote Speaker – Wally Roney, Northern California Rancher & Conservationist: “Ranching with Wildlife, Conserving Habitat on Working Lands” Presentations – Feral Pigs, Coyotes, Wild Horses, Mountain Lions, Wolves    Stewardship with Vision, a Western Landowners Alliance Film Festival Photo Contest, sponsored by Point Blue Conservation Science Poster Session     Booths Lunch & Dinner provided by San Joaquin Stanislaus CattleWomen and Wednesday, January 17 – Morning Workshops Summit Details and registration (soon to be live) Sponsorships   Contact: karensweet@carangeland.org   Summit – Related Information UC Rangelands Predator Hub.   Predators and grazing livestock rely upon rangeland habitats throughout California (and much of the world), and so livestock-predator conflicts are perhaps inevitable. The Livestock-Predator Information Hub is designed to provide research-based information for rangeland livestock producers and wildlife managers on mitigating and managing potential conflicts. Livestock Protection Tools – Part 1. Dan Macon, UCANR.  “Over the next several months, my Ranching in the Sierra Foothills blog will highlight information from a forthcoming UC publication on livestock protection tools. These blog posts, which reflect both research-based knowledge and real-world experience, are intended to help ranchers and small-scale livestock owners evaluate the types of tools that may fit their site-specific needs.” 3 Steps to Take When Finding a Suspected Livestock Predator Kill.  Tracy Schohr, UCANR.  “When you encounter a suspected livestock kill, it is important to...

June 30

2018 SUMMIT – January 16-17  – Save the Date!
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Van Duzen Environmental Stewards (YES).  The Van Duzen River basin ranges from 62 feet to 5,096 feet above sea level.

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