Rangeland Health Assessment – Parkland and Northern Fescue

An open space in the forest with a view of a narrow creek going into the mountains

A healthy rangeland may look different in each region of Alberta due to soils, precipitation and historical use of the region. Range Plant Community guides are based on historical data and extensive region-specific research on plant community types and succession. These guides are a useful reference to evaluate the range health of sites in specific regions and calculate appropriate stocking rates. In central Alberta ecological regions, the Alberta Environment and Parks Central Parkland and Northern Fescue Plant Community Guides are used. These plant community guides can be found here:…

– By Cows and Fish

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