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Information on this site supports REM 456 Integrated Rangeland Management at the University of Idaho. This 3-credit course is offered by the Rangeland Conservation program in the College of Natural Resources.

Students in this course examine management strategies to sustain values and uses of rangelands including livestock grazing, wildlife habitat, healthy watersheds, wildland recreation, and aesthetic value. Course materials emphasize herbivore ecology including ecological impacts of grazing, ways to manage grazing, and nutritional relationships between plants and free-ranging ungulates on rangeland, pastureland, and forest ecosytems.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Become informed and be able to clearly describe the challenges of rangeland management by listening to rangeland stakeholders and exploring newspapers, popular magazines, and social media.
  2. Gain understanding of the biophysical and social science principles that set the direction and limitations of change in rangeland communities.
  3. Create management approaches that will effectively address challenges of rangeland management.
  4. Clearly describe potential management options to land managers and stakeholders.

What is Range Management?

What is Rangeland Management?
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~~~~Readings
Recommended Reading – Range Management’s Record (Box 2001)
Required Reading – Perspectives: Science in Rangeland Management

~~~~Video
Required Video – Hope for the Range (Society for Range Management)
Recommended Video – Hope on the Range (The Nature Conservancy)

For More Information:

Send an e-mail to range @ uidaho.edu (no spaces) or call 208-885-4394 for more details about the course opportunities.

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