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Posted on: February 11, 2019

2-day seminar regarding Strategies for Ranching On a Landscape with Wolves


Strategies for Ranching On a Landscape with Wolves

Tuesday Feb. 26th – Wednesday Feb. 27th, 2019    8:30 am – 5:30 pm Klamath County Fairgrounds

3531 South 6th St.

Klamath Falls, OR 97603


This two-day seminar combines the fields of ranching and wildlife management to seek creative ways to minimize livestock losses due to wolf depredation in large pastures and open range. The workshop leader is Hilary Anderson, co-founder of the Tom Miner Basin Range Rider Project. The Andersons are third-generation cattle producers successfully ranching on the outskirts of Yellowstone National Park where wolves and grizzly are a regular factor of life.

Participants will learn about the many proactive techniques ranchers can use to tackle tough issues

– including understanding wolf behavior, range riding, low-stress livestock handling, carcass management, profitability of different management regimes, and community-based problem solving. This is an opportunity to find something that helps the profitability and resiliency of your operation. There will be practical advice and inspiration that may help your ranch and community address complex issues on the land. There will be an optional after dinner discussion on Tuesday.

Cost: $50.00 includes the 2-day seminar, 2 lunches, and Tuesday dinner Limited to 75 people. Registration is required by Feb. 21st, 2019 at https://StrategicRanchingOregon.com

or contact Shella DelCurto at mightyadashin@gmail.com or (541) 519-5563 Scholarship questions: Roblyn Brown, ODFW roblyn.brown@state.or.us or (541) 962-1850

Coming from out of town? – Holiday Inn, Klamath Falls is our host hotel. Call 541-884-9999 and please mention the Strategic Ranching Group to get our group rates. Assistance may be available to help cover lodging costs, roblyn.brown@state.or.us

This workshop is brought to you by Strategic Ranching and sponsored by: local livestock producers and businesses, Oregon State University Extension Service, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Defenders Of Wildlife.


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