Tag: Grazing

Steve Nelle to Mule Deer Working Group June 2009

Steve Nelle to Mule Deer Working Group June 2009

Steve Nelle is one of the leading NRCS scientists practicing today. We tried to get the authors of Habitat Guidelines to visit Circle Ranch and meet with Savory, who journeyed from Zimbabwe for this purpose.I

Chris Gill to Dr. David Briske

Chris Gill to Dr. David Briske

I had already read the Briske paper and realized that it tested Short Duration Grazing systems and not planned grazing. But when the Authors of Habitat Guidelines for Mule Deer offered it as proof of their conclusions

Chris Gill’s Response to the Mule Deer Working Group Regarding Habitat Guidelines for Mule Deer Advice Against Planned Grazing

Chris Gill’s Response to the Mule Deer Working Group Regarding Habitat Guidelines for Mule Deer Advice Against Planned Grazing

Rather than send a long, separate response, I decided to try an  interlined response, dealing with these points one at a time.  I hoped that doing it this way would get the authors to focus

Of Mule Deer and Paradigms

Of Mule Deer and Paradigms

I wrote this for Holistic Management International’s semi-monthly publication In Practice, discussing the Mule Deer Working Group’s unwillingness to amend its conclusions which misstated the scientific basis for their advice against planned grazing.

Mule Deer Working Group Response to Chris Gill

Mule Deer Working Group Response to Chris Gill

This is the response I received from Dr. Heffelfinger on behalf of the Authors and Sponsors of Habitat Guidelines for Mule Deer.