Integrating Birds in Range Management across the Sagebrush Steppe

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2012: $60,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2016
Region: Western
State: Colorado
Principal Investigator:
Laura Quattrini
Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory (dba Bird Conservancy of the Rockies)

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: general hay and forage crops


  • Animal Production: grazing - continuous, grazing management, pasture renovation, range improvement, grazing - rotational, stocking rate
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, agritourism
  • Natural Resources/Environment: biodiversity, habitat enhancement, riparian buffers, wetlands, wildlife
  • Production Systems: holistic management
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