Part of private lands ranching operations in the Intermountain West, riparian wetlands have been managed as flood-irrigated hay meadows benefiting wildlife and producers for 100 years.

The Intermountain West is mostly publicly owned but approximately 70% of its emergent wetlands occur on private land. These privately-owned habitats are typically associated with irrigated agriculture on working ranches and farms in landscapes important to wildlife, native fish, and people.

Webinar: Effects of Irrigation Efficiency Improvements at Multiple Scales