Rangeland Management Specialists assist in the planning of conservation practices on ranches and farms.
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- Develop resource inventories, including the identification of ecological sites, forage suitability groups, range conditions, range trends, forage production, wildlife habitat, watershed qualities and other resources, as a step in developing ecological site descriptions, forage suitability groups, conservation plans, and assists landowners in preparing conservation plans.
- Assist landowners in development of practical grazing management plans, including planned grazing systems, initial stocking rates, and utilization standards; plan fencing, water development, seeding, brush management, and other needed supplemental grazing land treatments; evaluate management and treatment alternatives on a cost-benefit basis.
- Advise ranchers and farmers on the application and maintenance of conservation practices; make plant identifications and evaluations; determine plant community characteristics, basic soil-plant relationships, response of plants to grazing use, and productivity of grazing lands.
Occasional travel - Up to 20%
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
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