Ministry of Agriculture

BC Range Fact Sheets & Publications

 

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General

Format

How Cool Season Grasses Grow and Plant Needs html
Range Readiness html

Grazing Management

Format

Improving Livestock Distribution html

pdf

Grazing Frequency and Utilization html

pdf

Seasonal Considerations for Grazing Management html

pdf

Pasture Design html

pdf

Riparian Pasture Design

pdf

Watering Livestock Directly from Watercourses pdf
Monitoring Grazing Lands pdf
Managing Grazing Lands During Drought pdf
Pasture Management pdf

Grazing Management Guide

Format

Environmental Farm Planning

Grazing Management Guide

html

Riparian Grazing Management

Format

Grazing Frequency and Utilization  pdf
Livestock Distribution in Riparian Areas pdf
Managing Grazing in Riparian Areas pdf
Monitoring Riparian Areas pdf
Pasture Design pdf
Riparian Assessments pdf
Seasonal Considerations for Grazing Management pdf

Pasture and Rangeland Health 
(series of six factsheets)

Format

British Columbia Rangeland Seeding Manual html
Introduction to Pasture & Range Health  html

doc

Assessing Your Grazing Lands html

doc
(9 Mb file)

Assessing Native Range html

doc
(25 Mb file)

Assessing Tame Pastures html

doc
(9 Mb file)

Identifying Concerns and Selecting Revised Practices html

doc

Developing a Grazing Management Plan and Monitoring Results html

doc

Fencing Grazing Lands

Format

B.C. Agricultural Fencing Handbook

pdf 

Livestock Watering

Format

Livestock Watering Options

html 

Rangeland Plant Identification

Format

Rangeland Plants of BC

html 

Poisonous Plants of British Columbia

Format

Larkspur Poisoning html

pdf

Western Water-Hemlock (Cicuta douglasii) html

Drought Strategies 

Format

Managing Your Tame Pasture Through Drought html

pdf

Managing Your Range Through Drought html

pdf

Managing Grazing Lands Through Drought html

pdf 

Weed Management

Format

Weed Field Guide html
Weed Management html
Weeds BC html

Fire Effects on Rangeland
(series of six factsheets)

Format

Fire Effects on Rangeland Ecosystems html

pdf

Fire Effects on Soil html

pdf

Fire Effects on Grasses and Forbs html

pdf

Fire Effects on Trees and Shrubs html

pdf

Fire Effects on Livestock and Wildlife html

pdf

Post Fire Livestock Management html

pdf

BC Forestry  Publications

Format

Assessing upland and riparian areas pdf
Arriving at remedial measures pdf
Understanding ecosystem processes pdf
Considering tools for remediation pdf
Determining available forage pdf
Factors influencing livestock behaviour 
and performance
pdf
Integrating Forest and Range Management html
Applying Best Stubble Heights on Rangelands pdf
Range Use Plans html
Using Range Readiness Criteria pdf

Other Ministry & BC Government
Publications

 

Ministry of Forests - Forest Practices Branch: 
Range Section
website
Business Management Publications & 
main page
website
Food Safety & Quality Branch Publications website
Sustainable Agriculture Management Branch - Publications and Conceptual Plans website
BC Ministry of Agriculture - Publication Listing website
BC Government Publications Index Site website