The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Animal Foraging Behavior and Distribution

Animal foraging behavior and distribution problems are a major source of controversy on public and private rangelands throughout the western United States.

Larry Howery
Climate Change Adaptation Planning

Many decision-makers are convinced by the evidence that global and region climate is changing, and desire data, information, and consultation to inform planning for resource and operational program management in anticipation of future changes.

Gregg Garfin
Climate Services

Climate Services are desired by a variety of stakeholders, to improve access to climate data, information, and expertise, and to inform climate-related decisions.

Southwest Climate Services

Gregg Garfin
Community-Based Sustainable Rangeland Livestock Production

Ranching in Arizona continues to be a primary land use and provides the number one agricultural product in the state comprising at the gate revenue of around $800,000,000 annually.

George Ruyle
Improving Range Management on Public Lands: Planning, Analysis, and Monitoring

Research and education on rangeland resource planning methods, analysis procedures and vegetation monitoring techniques furnishes the ecological and technical basis for management planning and implementation on rangelands.

George Ruyle
Noxious, Invasive Plants

Noxious, invasive plants are harmful non-native species that are regulated by state and federal laws because they threaten agriculture, navigation, fish, wildlife, or human health on both public and private lands. 

Larry Howery
Rangeland and Natural Resource Ecology and Management

This program addresses both consumptive and non-consumptive uses of natural resources on rangelands, while considering the unique blend of biological and political constraints that occur across Arizona's watersheds.

Larry Howery