Theme 4-1: Wildlife, Tourism and Multi-Facets of Rangelands/Grasslands--Oral Sessions

The XXIV International Grassland Congress / XI International Rangeland Congress (Sustainable Use of Grassland and Rangeland Resources for Improved Livelihoods) takes place virtually from October 25 through October 29, 2021.
Proceedings edited by the National Organizing Committee of 2021 IGC/IRC Congress
Published by the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization

XXIV International Grassland Congress /
XI International Rangeland Congress:
Wildlife, Tourism and Multi-Facets of Rangelands/Grasslands--Oral Sessions

Forage Legumes in Tropical Regions: Recent Advances and Future Challenges

D. R. Casagrande, Federal University of Lavras, Brazil
B. G. C. Homem, EMBRAPA, Brazil
R. M. Boddey, EMBRAPA, Brazil

Legumes as a Strategy for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Forage-Livestock Systems

N. DiLorenzo, University of Florida
José C. B. Dubeux Jr., University of Florida
L. Garcia, University of Florida
R. D. Guevara, Utah State University
S. Lagrange, Utah State University
J. MacAdam, Utah State University
J. J. Villalba, Utah State University

The Importance of Forage Legume Inclusion in Agricultural Swards to Enhance Earthworm Activity and Water Infiltration Rates

A. Shnel, University College Dublin, Ireland
S. Tracy, University College Dublin, Ireland
O. Schmidt, University College Dublin, Ireland
P. Murphy, University College Dublin, Ireland
M. B. Lynch, University College Dublin, Ireland
C. Grace, University College Dublin, Ireland
T. M. Boland, University College Dublin, Ireland
H. Sheridan, University College, Dublin, Ireland

Conservation Innovation in Pastoral Lands around the Globe: Challenges, Lessons and Opportunities

R. S. Reid, Colorado State University

Tree Legumes as Sustainable Ecosystem Services in Livestock Systems

James P. Muir, Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension
C. E. Cooper, Texas Tech University
V. Corriher-Olson, Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension

Social-Ecological Innovations and Outcomes of Community-Based Conservation in Africa: Implications for the Future

K. A. Galvin, Colorado State University

Wildlife Conservation Innovations in a Rangeland under Rapid Change in Maasailand of Kenya

N. Parmisa, Government of Kenya, Kenya
R. S. Reid, Colorado State University

Ecotourism as a Means of Sustaining Livelihood, Wildlife Management and Biodiversity Conservation-A Case in Nameri National Park of Assam: India

Niranjan Das, Tezpur University, India

Effectiveness of Agricultural Extension Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation Strategies among Small-Scale Maize (Zea mays) Farmers in Laikipia West Sub County, Kenya

R. O. Nyamwamu, Laikipia University, Kenya
J. M. Ombati, Egerton University, Kenya

Comparing Empirical with Perceived Trends in Wildlife, Livestock, Human Population and Settlement Numbers in Pastoral Systems: The Greater Maasai Mara Ecosystem, Kenya

Juliet B. Kariuki, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Joseph O. Ogutu, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Shem C. Kifugo, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya
Jully S. Senteu, Kenya Wildlife Trust, Kenya
Gordon Ojwang, Directorate of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing, Kenya
Han Olff, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Bird Community Responses to Rest-Rotation Grazing in Western Canada's Grasslands

T. F. Döbert, University of Alberta, Canada
J. A. Randall, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada
M. Iravani, University of Alberta, Canada
E. W. Bork, University of Alberta, Canada
M. S. Boyce, University of Alberta, Canada

Assessment of Thermographic Imaging Systems on Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) to Identify Artificial Grassland Bird Nests

L. M. Hearon, Mississippi State University
J. M. Morrison, Mississippi State University

Modelling Grazing and Burning in Communal Rangelands to Help Understand Trade-offs between Production, Carbon, and Water

H. J. Hawkins, Conservation South Africa, South Africa
M. Moradzadeh, Rothamsted Research, UK
M. L. Vermeire, University Montpellier, France
Farai Chikomba, University of Cape Town, South Africa
L. Wu, Rothamsted Research, UK

The New Tendencies of Environmental Impact Assessment of Livestock Production: A Road Testing of LEAP/FAO Biodiversity Assessment Guidelines in Pastoral Systems in Uruguay

F. de Santiago, INIA, Uruguay
G. Pompozzi, Agencia Nacional de Investigación e Innovación, Uruguay
M. Simó, Universidad de la República, Uruguay
Oscar Blumetto, INIA, Uruguay

Brazilian Pampa Rangelands: Challenges in the Face of Soybean Expansion

J. G. Moriera, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
R. G. Maciel, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Paulo D. Waquil, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
J. F. Tourrand, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Nutrient Return from Plant Litter and Cattle Excretion Grazing on N-Fertilized Grass or Grass-Legume Pastures in North Florida

Liza Garcia, University of Florida
D. M. Jaramillo, U.S. Department of Agriculture
José C. B. Dubeux Jr., University of Florida
Lynn E. Sollenberger, University of Florida
João M. B. Vendramini, University of Florida
N. DiLorenzo, University of Florida
E. R. S. Santos, University of Florida
M. Ruiz-Moreno, University of Florida
L. M. D. Queiroz, University of Florida

Prescribed Fire and Cattle Grazing to Manage Invasive Grasses for Cattle and Wildlife

C. H. Walther, U.S. Department of Agriculture
J. Alfonso Ortega‐S., Texas A&M University-Kingsville
H. L. Perotto-Baldivieso, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
S. Rideout-Hanzak, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
D. B. Wester, Texas A&M University-Kingsville