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Range Library

Ever had trouble finding "that one" resource?  Is that "favorites" toolbar just getting too overcrowded with quick-links?  Below is a list of resources just for you that are commonly used among range professionals (or related fields) in Wyoming.  

Range Technology Summit

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Range management has evolved significantly at the hand of available technologies.  We can put eyes where we normally could not get to in a field season.  From digital soil survey, use of spatial analyst in ArcGIS, to R programming and data analysis.  Highlighted here are tools that you may be able to incorporate and enhance your range excellence!

Rangeland Hydrology

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Got questions about rangeland hydrology?

Range Innovation

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Ranchers are more enabled to apply science to the art of range management.  See how!

Federal Lands & Multiple Use

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From Forest Plans to BLM Resource Management Plans, you can find a guidance document here!

Data Collection & Management

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Got protocols?  Here you can find various protocols that are commonly used to assess, inventory and monitor rangelands.  In addition, a few vegetation management tools are highlighted here as well.

Ecology, Landscapes & ESD's

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Ecological Site Descriptions are where plant communities are defined for management interpretation.  

NEPA & CEQ's

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Having trouble navigating the National Environmental Policy Act or the CEQ's?  Here are some great resources to help you navigate!

Affiliations

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PLC, Stockgrowers, IWJV, etc - links and info to their website.

Non-Native Vegetation

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This area is designed to provide the resources for plant identification, soil science - and the art of putting it all together in ecological site descriptions!  Come explore!

Climate & Drought

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Partnerships throughout the US have brought many free resources for continuing education.  Find a plethora of opportunities here! 

Local Research

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Research in range is being published constantly!  Here are some great articles coming right out of the great state of Wyoming!