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2018 Rangeland Summit

2018 Summit

The 2018 Rangeland Summit was held on January 16-17th.  Below is the agenda and links to presentations for your reference.  

Lions and Horses and Wolves, OH MY! – Policy and Management of Wildlife Conflict on Rangelands


AGENDA Tuesday, January 16, 2018 SUMMIT  

9:30     WELCOME!                               Bre Owens, President and Luke Macaulay, Moderator


9:40     Ranching with Wildlife, Conserving Habitat on Working Lands  Wally Roney, Northern California Rancher


10:10   California Wild Pig Survey & Mobile App           John Harper, UCCE Mendocino County  


10:35  Coyotes - Non-lethal control                            Stephanie Larson, UCCE Sonoma County  


10:55   Living with Wildlife While Ranching Sheep – the UC ANR HREC current practices and initial results                                                                                 Alex McInturff, UC Hopland REC  


11:15   Break 


11:30   Table Discussion – What have we learned so far?  


12:00   Lunch prepared by San Joaquin-Stanislaus CattleWomen


1:00     Wild Horse Impact of Springs and Seeps on the Modoc National Forest Laura Snell, UCCE Modoc County


1:30     How Policy Has Shaped Wild Horse Management for Nearly 40 Years         Shane Starr


2:00     When Things go Wrong: Depredation causes and contexts Veronica Yovovich, Mountain Lion Foundation


2:30    Mountain Lion Policy and Research                 Justin Dellinger, CA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife


3:00     Break  Homemade cookies and treats from San Joaquin-Stanislaus CattleWomen         


3:15    Managing Livestock and Grass in a Wolf Populated Landscape         Joe Engelhart, Spruce Ranching Co-Op


3:45     Hurdling the policies to figure it out on the ground. Wolf management in California.    

Kent Laudon, CA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife


4:15     Group discussion/Wrap up        Luke Macaulay, Rangeland Policy & Planning Specialist


5:00     Social Hosted by San Joaquin-Stanislaus Cattlemen’s Association


5:30pm            Dinner (cost included in registration) San Joaquin Stanislaus CattleWomen


6:00 pm Stewardship with Vision Film Festival            Lesli Alison, Executive Director, Western Landowners Alliance 


Other Features:  Photo Contest, Posters, Booths, Silent Auction