Fire and Grazing on Rangelands Workshop

Aug 6, 2021

Fire and Grazing on Rangelands Workshop

Aug 6, 2021

Prescribed burners

Join UC Cooperative Extension for a 1-hour workshop about fire and grazing on rangelands.

Date: Monday, August 30, 2021

Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location: This will be a virtual meeting. You can join by Zoom or by telephone.

Cost: Free, but registration is required.

Click here to register or contact Devii Rao at or 831-205-3125. Once you register, you will receive Zoom/call-in information. Registration deadline is August 27.

This 1-hour workshop will provide updates on:

• A project exploring differences in greenhouse gas emissions and particulate matter from burned grasslands that were grazed versus those that were ungrazed; and
• Central Coast Prescribed Burn Association (CCPBA) activities, including hands-on opportunities to learn about and practice prescribed burning, pile burning, home hardening, and defensible space.

Speakers will include Felix Ratcliff, LD Ford, Consultants in Rangeland Conservation Science; Devii Rao, UCCE; Jeff Popnoe, Schmidt Ranch; and Matthew Timmer, Land Trust of Santa Cruz County. Additional speaker TBD.

Click here for the flyer.

By Devii R. Rao
Author - San Benito County Director and Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor

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