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"The Onefour Research Ranch: Renewing the Legacy" with Barry Adams

  • Helen Schuler Nature Centre Indian Battle Road South Lethbridge, AB Canada (map)

Barry Adams is recently retired Head of Rangeland Resource Management for the Environment and Sustainable Resource Development Department of the Alberta Government, in Lethbridge. He is currently a private rangeland consultant. While with the Government he was responsible for a team of 9 rangeland management specialists who work across the province of Alberta to assist ranchers in applying the principles and practices of range management to promote healthy range and sustainable livestock operations.

The title of Barry’s talk is: “The Onefour Research Ranch: Renewing the Legacy”. A detailed biological survey has just been completed for the Onefour Ranch and is being used in the development of a management plan for the site. Barry will share some of the results of this work in his talk. He will cover the history of grazing and the role the Onefour Ranch has played in developing best practices for prairie ranching and its potential future role in prairie conservation.



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