Table of Contents

4.0 Range Resource

4.1 Range Resource Inventory
4.1.1 Range Cultural Inventory
4.1.2 Vegetation Inventory
4.1.3 Forage Use Inventory
4.2 Range Resource Maps
4.2.1 Level of Commitment by Range Unit
4.2.2 Livestock AUM Allocation and Distribution by Range Unit
4.3 Condition of the Range Resource
4.3.1 Range Productivity
4.4 Range Resource Use
4.4.1 Determining the Available Forage Supply
4.4.2 Grazing Tenures
4.4.3 Range Improvements
4.5 Issues Affecting Range Resource Use
4.5.1 Forest Encroachment
4.5.2 Weed Encroachment
4.5.3 Timber Harvesting and Silviculture Treatment Impacts
4.5.4 Wildlife–Livestock Conflicts
4.5.5 Livestock–Silviculture Conflicts
4.6 Range Research
4.7 Future Trends in Range Management
4.7.1 Forest Practices Code
4.7.2 Riparian and Special Management Areas
4.7.3 Biodiversity
4.7.4 Increased Backcountry Use
4.7.5 Summary of Future Trends