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Grasslands Beneficial Management Practices Tool

Commission for Environmental Cooperation tool with 100 beneficial management practices identified through a meta-analysis of publications, reports, and documents regarding grassland stewardship from ranchers, ranching associations, conservation organizations, government programs and academic institutions published between 1993 and 2013. Practices range from the use of effective rest periods after grazing to participation in apprenticeship programs, and all offer tangible strategies to sustain healthy grasslands, ranching communities and local economies. The beneficial management practices are organized into eight management categories: