habitat improvement http://hppr.org en Ranchers Rediscover Burning http://hppr.org/post/ranchers-rediscover-burning <p>Biologist Peter Berthelson of Pheasants Forever took action to educate land managers how to burn and created burn trailers stocked with all the hardware required to safely conduct prescribed burns. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:54:48 +0000 Dale Bolton 9588 at http://hppr.org Ranchers Rediscover Burning Landowner Conservation Partnerships http://hppr.org/post/landowner-conservation-partnerships <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Habitat conservation requires local support, collaboration and leadership. When landowners, community leaders and resource managers work collaboratively to conserve natural resources, that's when the majority of habitat work takes place. We examine what local conservation partnerships are - and why they're important. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 05:01:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 20423 at http://hppr.org Landowner Conservation Partnerships Landowner Restores Playa in New Mexico http://hppr.org/post/landowner-restores-playa-new-mexico <p>Eastern New Mexico rancher John Wood has playa-rehab success story.&nbsp; John owns a 2,800-acre cow-calf operation about 40 miles north of Clovis. The land has a a 250-acre playa that was rehabbed with the help of The Nature Conservancy. Wood says he's now witnessing larger numbers of migrating birds, and thinks other wildlife have returned. This story originally aired on HPPR 12/25/12 as part of Playa Country's series on Playas. It repeated 3/19/13 as part two of the Landowner series.</p><p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 05:01:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 10257 at http://hppr.org Landowner Restores Playa in New Mexico Prescribed Burning: success stories http://hppr.org/post/prescribed-burning-success-stories <p></p><p>Burning is a cost-effective method of controlling invasions of Eastern Red Cedar, but there's more to burning than simply touching torch to ground. Prescribed burns follow a precise, multi-page "prescription" to ensure efficacy and safety.</p><p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 06:01:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 9778 at http://hppr.org Prescribed Burning: success stories