Grazing Public Lands 101
This four-part series is from a two-day virtual convening hosted by the Pasture Project and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) on grazing public lands. The convening is the result of a multi-year partnership between Pasture Project and WDNR.
Grazing Public Lands 101: From the Ground Up
Erin Grossman (Wildlife Biologist at Wisconsin DNR) discusses how to facilitate connections with graziers to grow your grazing program. Mary C Anderson (Conservational Agriculture Specialist at Wisconsin DNR) then reviews the essential components and process of building a successful grazing program.
Grazing Public Lands 101: Public / Private Partnerships
Chris Trosen (Deputy Project Leader at USFWS St. Croix Wetland Management District) will discuss strategies for building relationships with both producers and public users.
Grazing Public Lands 101: Beyond the Upper Midwest
Greg Horner (Principal at Greg Horner Consulting) has researched and interviewed public land managers utilizing grazing across the country. In this session, Greg discusses the perspectives, goals, and challenges from land managers outside the Midwest.
Grazing Public Lands 101: Grazing Public Lands in Practice
In this session Greg Hoch (Prairie Habitat Team Supervisor at Minnesota DNR) and Kelly Anderson (Livestock and Grazing Specialist at Minnesota DMA) will discuss grazing planning on public land and how conservation grazing impacts both wildlife and staff workload. Greg also digs into the science and ecology of public land grazing.