2017 Rangeland Summit

THIS EVENT OCCURRED ON JANUARY 13, 2017.  Links to the presentations are provided for your reference.

8:30         Registration and Morning Breakfast Burritos.  Mid Valley CowBelles.

9:00        WELCOME!  Bre Owens, Steering Committee Chair, and Dan Macon, Moderator 

9:15        There’s Gold in the Hills- the Many Values of California Rangelands -  Sasha Gennet, The Nature Conservancy

9:45        The Roads that Lead to Restoration.  Dina Moore, Lone Star Ranch and YES Board of Directors 

10:15       Managing for the big picture - East Bay Municipal Utility District's Holistic Management Strategies in the Mokelumne Watershed.    Chris Swann, East Bay Municipal District

11:00       Smog is Nitrogen Fertilizer: Implications for Grazing Management and BiodiversityStuart Weiss, Creekside Center for Earth Observation

11:30   Rancher’s Perspective – Smog is Nitrogen Fertilizer: Implications for Grazing Management.   Justin Fields, Rancher 

12:00   LUNCH by Mid Valley CowBelles.  Afternoon Desserts also by Mid Valley CowBelles. 

1:00   Partners for Fish and Wildlife: Give Us a Chance to Work with You.  Damion Ciotti, US Fish and Wildlife Service 

1:30   Partners for Fish and Wildlife: Rancher’s Perspective. Dale Pierce, Rancher 

2:00   Highlights of Upcoming Regional Tours. Elisa Noble, Regional Tour Chair, Placer County RCD


3:30   ADJOURN                Thank you for your participation.