The Range Section develops provincial policies, standards, and procedures for managing range resources and allocates their
use by the livestock industry through grazing and hay-cutting agreements. In order to manage range resource according to
the principles of integrated resource management, the section develops its policies regarding use by livestock with due
consideration of the needs of the livestock industry, wildlife, recreationists, community water users and a variety of
interests in rangelands.
Responsibilities include development of policies and procedures for invasive and noxious weed control; administration of
the range agreements and supporting systems; range monitoring and evaluations; range use and stewardship planning; and
range inventory standards.
A variety of informative pamphlets and brochures on topics such as assessing upland and riparian areas, understanding
ecosystem processes, considering tools for remediation, and factors influencing livestock behaviour and performance are
available for viewing and downloading.
To find learning resources for Range: click on Learning Store and look under Topic, or browse by keyword.