Switching from Cattle to Bison Ranching as a Climate Change Adaptation
Dates: September 20-22, 2021
Meets: M, Tu and W from 12 M to 12 M
Location: Intro lecture online + field trips
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Enrollment requires a 2021 - 2022 OLLI at MSU Membership
The online introductory lecture will be followed by two 2-hour field trips to visit two different bison ranches. Details about the field trips, including directions to the ranches, will be provided during the online lecture. OLLI members drive themselves, bring portable chairs, water, sunscreen, hats and jackets. Walking will be on uneven ground.
|OLLI Member||$ 45.00|
Intro lecture online + field trips
- Flying-D Ranch
- North Bridger Ranch
Bruce MaxwellBruce Maxwell is Professor of Agroecology in the Land Resources and Environmental Science Department and is Director of the Institute on Ecosystems at MSU. Bruce came in 1992 from the University of Minnesota. He holds a doctorate degree in crop science and forest ecology from Oregon State University. He completed his MS degree in 1984 in agronomy and a BS degree in botany in 1977 at MSU. He spent 2 years with his wife in the Peace Corps in Micronesia.
Helen Augare-CarlsonDirector, Native Science Field Center, Blackfeet Community College
Fred ProvenzaRetired range science expert, Utah State University
Matt SkoglandRanch Manager, Northern Bridger Bison
Danny JohnsonRanch Manager, Flying D Turner Ranch
|09/20/2021||Monday||12M to 12M||Intro lecture online + field trips|
|09/21/2021||Tuesday||12M to 12M||Intro lecture online + field trips|
|09/22/2021||Wednesday||12M to 12M||Intro lecture online + field trips|
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