Carrizo Plain Ecosystem Project
Justin Brashares, Laura Prugh
California, cattle, conservation policy, endangered species, grazing, ranching, rangeland management
The Carrizo Plain Ecosystem project, located near Bakersfield, CA, examines the relationship between sensitive endangered species with cattle grazing and plant dynamics. As an ongoing project, policy relevance may focus on how cattle grazing and livestock farming affect native animal species and what role conservation can play.