The Rangeland Center's resources have something to offer everyone, whether you are a producer, resource professional, naturalist, educator, student, or just interested in learning more about the rangelands around you.
For a list of rangeland programs and degrees, please visit the College of Natural Resources Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences.
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About the Rangeland Center and Idaho's rangelands
- Fact Sheet 1: How Can the Endangered Species Act Affect Rangeland Activities?
- Fact Sheet 2: Climate Change in Idaho’s Rangelands
- Fact Sheet 3: Pioneer Plant Species
Backpack Guide to Idaho Range Plants
Idaho's vast rangeland landscapes are rich with diverse plant life that can intrigue the curious and observant naturalist. This full-color guide is designed to help readers learn to recognize some of the most common and important rangeland plants in Idaho.
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A Field Guide to Grasses and Grass-Like Plants of Idaho
Grasses and grass-like plants are key to the productivity, function and diversity of Idaho's rangelands, wetlands and forests. Learn to identify almost 100 plant species and understand the value of these plants with this one of a kind publication. Rich photographs and detailed drawings fill this visually engaging plant identification book.
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Landowner Guide to Sage-grouse Habitat in Idaho
This guidebook helps land owners and managers recognize characteristics of productive and unfavorable sage-grouse habitat, prompting informed approaches to management and conservation. The focus is on ranching, as opposed to other land use activities, because livestock grazing is the primary land use that occurs in sage-grouse habitat. Download PDF
Dormant Season Grazing to Reduce Cheatgrass and Promote Perennial Bunchgrasses
This overview provides key points and information from research that is assessing the value of dormant season grazing to restore degraded rangelands by reducing annual invasive cheatgrass. Download PDF
Idaho Grasses App for Android and iOS
The UI Rangeland Center helped produce an app that contains 100+ grasses and grass-like plants, complete with common and scientific names, flowering period, colorful photographs, distribution maps and much, much more. Filters and search features make this app perfect for use in the field. Find the app in Google Play or the App Store. View the End User License Agreement.
RangeDocs: Searchable Science for Range Professionals
RangeDocs is an incredible online searchable database that gives land managers access to high quality, applicable information to help them make decisions and find resources to support their work. This digital library allows Extension professionals, agency staff, and other land managers to search rangeland terms and pinpoint paragraphs of applicable information from key national rangeland resources. Visit RangeDocs.
Idaho Rangeland Atlas
The Idaho Rangeland Atlas provides a simple interface to gather facts about the state of Idaho’s rangelands. Data is aggregated from several public sources to illustrate information such as land cover, livestock and fires. >> View the Idaho Rangeland Atlas.
Science-based summaries on emerging topics that are relevant to rangelands and people.
David Little Livestock Range Management Endowment
Established in 1981 for the purpose of organizing research, extension and educational programs dedicated to the study of more efficient uses of Idaho’s rangelands for livestock forage production.