Learn more about the effort to use grazing in Butte County for fuels reduction and wildfire safety. 

The Paradise Grazing Festival 

2023 Video:

2023 Paradise Grazing Festival in the News:

Action News Now
North State Public Radio
Chico ER

2022 Video:

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 Here: Grazing Management Plan 

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

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

The Butte County Fire Safe Council and Paradise Irrigation District grazing project around Magalia Reservoir.

Butte County Grazing Services

Get-Your-Grazers.pdf (205 downloads) Get Your Grazers