Use of NRCS Consrvation Planning and Ecological
Gene Fults
Chuck Stanley
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A comprehensive monitoring plan will provide guide posts in sustainability decision making. The monitoring plan, protocols, and indicators will be looked at separately. Each ranch will require its own unique monitoring plan and set of ecological indicators that track the results of management actions towards sustainability. Structured monitoring that measures comparative indicators will be worth the effort. The first phase of a conservation plan, developed with the help of NRCS, will contain a resource inventory that answers what is there, how much, and where. This will provide a baseline to help answer questions about

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Gene Fults1, Chuck Stanley2 --- 1USDA-NRCS-WNTSC, Portland, OR, USA, 2USDA-NRCS-CNTSC, Ft. Worth, TX, USA