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Dustin Johnson and Sergio Arispe discuss rangeland photo monitoring and related considerations for where and when to focus monitoring efforts.
Dustin Johnson and Sergio Arispe discuss photo monitoring of rangelands and demonstrate a simple step-by-step process for establishing a permanent photo point.
Rangeland monitoring represents a critical tool in a successful grazing management program. This article describes the process of establishing an effective rangeland management and monitoring system.
Pace 180° and Repeat Photography: Monitoring Methods for Documenting Vegetation Trend in Sagebrush Rangelands
Monitoring trends in vegetation is an important component of effective rangeland management. The best monitoring program is the one that not only provides needed information, but also fits within time and resources constraints over the long term. In other words, the best kind of monitoring is the kind that gets done! This article presents two complementary trend monitoring methods that are easy to use, efficient and repeatable, yet robust enough to detect important changes in rangeland vegetation.