Offstream Watering to Reduce Livestock Use of Watercourses and Riparian Areas
British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture Lands , 2006
These four projects were installed between 1998 and 2000. While circumstances vary, each involves the installation of a waterer to reduce livestock use of watercourses that are not fenced. Three projects are on private land and one project is on Crown land. Funding was from the Ministry of Environment, Kamloops Stock Association (with matched funding from the Beef Cattle Industry Development Fund) and the landowners. Project planning and installation assistance was from the landowners, the Ministries of Agriculture (author) & Environment (Barb John), and from Ducks Unlimited (Ken Johnson). Give percent reduction of time livestock spend in riparian areas due to BMPs.