Managing for Drought

Ranchers and researchers working together to develop management tools for adaptation strategies for drought.

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Public Lands Grazing

Mountain meadows and riparian areas across the western United States constitute a unique and critical natural resource.

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Irrigated Pasturelands

We are working with land managers to develop research, training, and extension programs on irrigated pastureland enhancement strategies.

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News and Highlights

UC Davis is Recruiting an Assistant Professor in Rangeland Science and Management  The Department of Plant Sciences is seeking applicants with expertise in range, pasture, and forage and grassland agronomy >>More

Center for Mechanisms of Animal Responses to Environmental Stress Fall Speaker Series Announced  MARE's vision is to understand biological mechanisms underlying how vertebrate animal populations in nat­ural and managed ecosystems respond to climate change.  >>More

Introducing the Rangeland Research & Education Archive Provides access to online education resources including over 700 publications and reports on pasture and rangelands. >>More


Recent Blog Posts

  • Annual Grasslands as Working Landscapes
    Download fact sheet here Background California’s annual rangelands include open grasslands and woodlands dominated by an understory of herbaceous annual plants in the state’s valleys and low […]
  • Just Published! Coping with Drought via Adaptive Rangeland Decision-Making
    Grazinglands support the livelihoods of millions of people around the world. These working landscapes include livestock-grazed rangelands and pasturelands and occupy an estimated one-quarter to […]
  • UC Rangelands Fall 2016 Newsletter
    Save the Date! You are invited to participate in the 4th Rustici Rangeland Science Symposium scheduled for March 23-24, 2017 at the UC Davis campus. The goal of this event is to engage ranchers, land […]

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