Riparian livestock exclosure research in the western United States: a critique and some recommendations.

  title={Riparian livestock exclosure research in the western United States: a critique and some recommendations.},
  author={Daniel A. Sarr},
  journal={Environmental management},
  volume={30 4},
Over the last three decades, livestock exclosure research has emerged as a preferred method to evaluate the ecology of riparian ecosystems and their susceptibility to livestock impacts. This research has addressed the effects of livestock exclusion on many characteristics of riparian ecosystems, including vegetation, aquatic and terrestrial animals, and geomorphology. This paper reviews, critiques, and provides recommendations for the improvement of riparian livestock exclosure research… CONTINUE READING

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