Grazing


Welcome to our new Grazing page! 
Learn more about the effort to use grazing in Butte County for fuel reduction and wildfire safety. 

The Paradise Grazing Festival 

Highlight Video:

Photos from the first Paradise Grazing Festival- June 11th, 2022 https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjzUhTp
Get ready for next year! Follow the Paradise Grazing Festival Facebook page
In the News
Chico ER: Celebration of baby goats remind families about fire safety
Action News Now: Camp Fire Survivors receive hope through goat grazing
KRCR: Butte County goat grazing festival highlights effective way to reduce fire fuels

Grazing Management Plan
The primary goal of the Grazing Management Plan is to establish a sustainable, fire-safe landscape that balances vegetation growth and removal to manage undesirable, invasive, flammable plant species.
Download the 2021 released Grazing Management Plan 

Livestock & Natural Resources Information Center – Plumas, Sierra & Butte Counties
Grazing for Change: Using Managed Livestock Grazing to Reduce Fire Fuel Loads

https://ucanr.edu/sites/forestry/files/357319.pdf

Projects 
A herd of 350 to 400 goats from Hanski Family Farms LLC were used to successfully reduce hazardous fuels in nearly five acres near Lake Oroville in a collaborative project with Department of Water Resources.


The Butte County Fire Safe Council and Paradise Irrigation District, with funding from a Cal Fire Grant, are conducting a grazing project around Magalia Reservoir.

Grazing Service Providers

Get-Your-Grazers.pdf (3 downloads)

Get Your Grazers