Create Healthy Habitat for Livestock & Wildlife with Holistic GrazingJune 7-8, 2013
North TexasHolman Center and Birdwell & Clark Ranch, Henrietta, TX
Our North Texas workshop is part of HMI’s Cows & Quail Series. Ranchers, land managers, and anyone interested in building and sustaining healthy habitat will find this workshop, taught by local wildlife and ranch management experts, to be a great learning opportunity.
Join others from North Texas in this interactive, hands-on workshop to find out how Holistic Grazing can be used as a tool to not only benefit agricultural operations, but help preserve habitat for wildlife conservation and hunting.
|FRIDAY, JUNE 7, HOLMAN CENTER|
|8:00||Welcome and Introductions|
|8:15||What is Holistic Management & Who is HMI – Peggy Cole|
|8:30||About Birdwell &Clark Ranch & Management – Deborah Clark|
|9:00||Habitat Needs of Quail, Deer and Other Wildlife – Kelly Reyna|
|10:30||Habitat Needs of Cattle, the Holistic Management Process – Guy Glosson|
|11:15||Management Tools and Effect on Ecosystem Processes, Research Findings – Dr. Richard Teague|
|12:00||Lunch and move to the BIRDWELL & CLARK RANCH (own transportation)|
|1:00||Field Exercises & Group Discussion– We’ll make 3-4 stops to evaluate the habitat for quail, deer, and cattle|
|5:00||Dinner, The Long Grill – steak on the grill at the ranch|
|SATURDAY, JUNE 8, HOLMAN CENTER|
|8:00||The Holistic Management Process, Fundamental Ecological Principles, and Holistic Grazing – Guy Glosson|
|10:30||Management Tools and Effect on Ecosystem Processes and Research Findings Continuation – Dr. Richard Teague|
|12:00||Lunch & Move to BIRDWELL & CLARK RANCH|
|1:00||Field Exercises – Planning & Monitoring : Forage Evaluation/Stocking Rates – Guy Glosson, Richard Teague & Kelly Reyna|
|4:00||Discussion, Summary, Q&A|
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LodgingBest Western, Henrietta
70.99 per night double occupancy816 U.S. 287, Henrietta, TX 76365(940) 538-6969
DirectionsHolman Conference Center211 North Clay, Henrietta TexasJust North of Hwy. 82 on North Clay
Guy Glosson, Holistic Management Certified Educator & Manager, Mesquite Grove Ranch, Kent County, TXGuy has been repeatedly recognized for outstanding land stewardship and livestock handling. He has over 30 years of experience in ranch management, low-stress livestock handling and consulting to farmers and ranchers. Down to earth, with an engaging style, Guy has coached hundreds of people in his successful management methods. Under his holistic approach to land stewardship, he has enhanced the fertility and profitability of the ranch where he has been a manager for the past 26 years. In 2011, he was recognized for his success with the award for Outstanding Leadership in Ranching from the Quivera Coalition, an organization dedicated to bringing together ranchers, environmentalists, scientists and public land stewards in the American West. Mesquite Grove Ranch, under Guy’s management, received the prestigious Lone Star Land Steward Award from Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Dr. Richard Teague, Associate Director and Professor, Sustainable Rangeland Management Program,Texas A&M AgriLife ResearchRichard has researched the advantages of multi-paddock grazing. His philosophy is that research must provide the link for land managers to make informed decisions for sustainable management. His goal is to use a systems approach to land and livestock management that sustains natural rangeland resources. Much of his research focuses on what grazing practices help mitigate drought and other issues of global climate change.
Peggy Cole has been with Holistic Management International since 1989, first attending then producing hundreds of conferences/classes/field days in her roles as newsletter producer, events registrar, executive director and program director of HMI Texas (formerly Holistic Resource Management of Texas). Now, as Project Manager, Peggy produces learning opportunities wherever the need arises. Peggy’s warm, personable approach and extensive networking expertise makes her a favorite with the Holistic Management community. She has been a breeder of Arabian horses and German Shorthaired Pointers in the Texas hill country with special emphasis on learning to apply Holistic Management to small acreage ranchettes.