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Gabilan Ranch Tour -- Wednesday, April 25th

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The Pajaro Compass Network is hosting their Spring meeting at the Gabilan Ranch (Rancho Cienega del Gabilan) April 25th from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm (lunch provided). The 11,000-acre cattle ranch in San Juan Bautista is featured as a Pajaro Compass Case...

Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 4:27 PM

Workshop: Conservation Easements to Keep Ranches Working

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Come to a joint meeting of the Central Coast Rangeland Coalition and the California-Pacific Section of the Society for Range Management.  The meeting is titled: Conservation Easments to Keep Ranches Working. Date: April 19, 2018 Time: 8:30 am -...

Posted on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 3:56 PM

Range Camp: Applications Due 4/27/2018

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What is Range Camp: Range Camp is a week-long summer camp that provides high school students an opportunity to learn about rangeland ecology and management, and livestock management.  They learn from academics and professionals in a variety of...

Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 11:56 AM

Backyard Poultry Owners Needed for Study!

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Maurice Pitesky is a UC Cooperative Extension Specialist at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine with a focus in poultry health and food safety epidemiology. He is working on a study looking at various contaminants (lead, PCBs etc.) in eggs...

Posted on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 6:20 PM

Keep Your Eyes Out For The Invasive Saharan Mustard

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Saharan mustard is originally from the Mediterranean. It was introduced to California where it became a weed, particularly in the dryer parts of the state. Livestock can be poisoned by Saharan mustard if they are kept in fields that have little else...

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 3:52 PM

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