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- Zomorodi, Sanam; Walker, Tony R.
- Rangeland ecology & management 2019 v.72 no.6 pp. 907-915
- animal welfare; best management practices; case studies; cattle; cultural heritage; environmental impact; environmental management; feral animals; grasslands; grazing; hills; horses; humans; indigenous peoples; monitoring; ranchers; riparian areas; stakeholders; wildlife management; Alberta; Australia; United States
- ... Management strategies of free-roaming species are subject to polarizing debates around the world. This paper provides perspectives on free-roaming horse management strategies practiced in Alberta and compares them against national management strategies used in Canada and internationally (United States and Australia) to illustrate importance of science-based and socially inclusive management scheme ...
- Bailey, Derek W.; Mosley, Jeffrey C.; Estell, Richard E.; Cibils, Andres F.; Horney, Marc; Hendrickson, John R.; Walker, John W.; Launchbaugh, Karen L.; Burritt, Elizabeth A.
- Rangeland ecology & management 2019 v.72 no.6 pp. 865-877
- animal welfare; biodiversity; browsing; defoliation; energy flow; fauna; flora; foraging; grazing; grazing management; herding; hydrologic cycle; invasive species; landscapes; livestock; livestock nutrition; monitoring; plant ecology; plants (botany); prescribed burning; products and commodities; rangelands; soil; toxins; trampling damage; vegetation; water resources; wildlife habitats
- ... Targeted livestock grazing is a proven tool for manipulating rangeland vegetation, and current knowledge about targeted livestock grazing is extensive and expanding rapidly. Targeted grazing prescriptions optimize the timing, frequency, intensity, and selectivity of grazing (or browsing) in combinations that purposely exert grazing/browsing pressure on specific plant species or portions of the lan ...