Monitoring Approaches for Targeted Grazing Projects

Presented by Dr. Marc Horney

Dr. Marc Horney is an Assistant Professor of Rangeland Resource Management at the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. The focus of this presentation is on monitoring and documentation of the effects of grazing management practices. His professional focus is on using monitoring data to inform and guide management actions. 

Targeted Grazing Workshops Completed in Spring 2015:

  • Why Targeted Grazing? by Dr. John Walker, Texas A & M University
  • Plant Ecology & Response to Grazing by Dr. John Hendrickson, ARS Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory
  • Diet Selection Basics by Dr. Karen Launchbaugh, University of Idaho
  • Choosing and Developing the Animal for the Job by Dr. Rachel Frost, Missouri River Conservation Districts Council
  • Monitoring for Success by Dr. Marc Horney, California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo

These workshops were presented by the Targeted Grazing Committee of the Society for Range Management to provide valuable information and initiate a dialogue on ways to apply targeted grazing to accomplish landscape management goals. For More Details about Targeted Grazing please visit

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for SRM Certified Professionals in Rangeland Management are available upon request and completion. To verify your participation in the workshop and gain CEUs, you will need to complete the participation form posted at:

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