Livestock and Natural Resources
University of California
Livestock and Natural Resources

Devii R. Rao

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Area Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor
Cooperative Extension San Benito County
3228 Southside Road
Hollister, CA 95023
831-637-5346 x14
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Also in:
Monterey County
Santa Cruz County

Education

MS Range Management, UC Berkeley. 2006
BA Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz. 1996

Specialty

Rangeland Ecology and Management, Rangeland Conservation, Grazing Management, Conservation of Biological Diversity, Watershed Protection and Management.

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Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Rao, D.; S. Gennet, et al. (2006). A landscape analysis of grassland birds in a Valley Grassland-Oak Woodland mosaic. A. Merenlender, editor. The Sixth Symposium on Oak Woodlands: Today's Challenges, Tomorrow's Opportunities, Rohnert Park, CA, USA.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Rao, Devii (2016). Residual Dry Matter Monitoring Report for Monterey County Rancher, dated November 6, 2015.
  • Ford, L.D.; P.A. Van Hoorn, et al. (2013). Managing Rangelands to Benefit California Red-legged Frogs and California Tiger Salamanders. Livermore, California: Alameda County Resource Conservation District.
  • Ford, L. D. ; D. R. Rao (2012). Grazing Management Plan: Roblar Road Quarry Mitigation Site, Sonoma County, California, dated March 13, 2012. Prepared for John and Andrea Barella.
  • Ford, L.D.; EcoSystems West, (2011). Grazing Management Plan, Santa Teresa County Park, San Jose, California. Prepared for County of Santa Clara Department of Parks and Recreation, CA.
  • Ford, L. D.; D.R. Rao (2011). Hollister Hills SVRA: Rangeland Monitoring Report #1, Autumn 2011, dated September 23, 2011. Prepared for Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreational Area.
  • Arnold, R.A; J.W. Bartolome, et al. (2011). Review of Historical and Current Land Use Practices, Characterization of Suitable Habitat, and Habitat Management Recommendations for the Endangered Ohlone Tiger Beetle, Cicindela ohlone (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae), dated September 2011. Prepared for U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Ventura, CA.
  • Ford, L. D. ; D.R. Rao (2011). Summary of 2009 and 2010 Monitoring Results and Advising on Horse Grazing Management, Glenwood Preserve, Scotts Valley, CA. Prepared for Land Trust of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz, CA.
  • Ford, L.D.; S. Stephens, et al. (2010). Fire Management Field Day Summary and Recommendations, Rockville Hills Regional Park, dated August 19, 2010. Prepared for City of Fairfield, CA.
  • Ford, L.D. ; D.R. Rao. (2010). Grazing Management Plan: Polo Ranch Conservation Easement Area, Scotts Valley, California. Prepared for Lennar Communities, San Ramon, CA. San Rafael, CA: Huffman Broadway Group.
  • Rao, D. ; L.D. Ford. (2010). Proposed Next Steps for Monitoring of Special Variables at Rockville Hills Regional Park: Weed Management Inventory and Planning, dated July 29, 2010. Prepared for City of Fairfield, CA.
  • Ford, L.D. ; D.R. Rao (2010). Rockville Hills Regional Park: Grazing Management Monitoring Report #2, Spring 2009. Prepared for City of Fairfield, CA.
  • Ford, L.D.; D. Rao, et al. (2010). Rockville Hills Regional Park: Grazing Management Monitoring Report, Autumn 2009, dated June 20, 2010. Prepared for City of Fairfield, CA.
  • Rao, D. ; L.D. Ford (2010). Rockville Hills Regional Park: Grazing Management Monitoring Report, Autumn 2010, dated December 30, 2010. Prepared for City of Fairfield, CA.
  • Rao, D. ; L.D. Ford (2010). Rockville Hills Regional Park: Grazing Management Monitoring Report, Spring 2010, dated September 1, 2010. Prepared for City of Fairfield, CA.
  • Ford, L.D.; J.W. Bartolome, et al. (2009). 2009 Final Report and Results of Indicator Testing. Prepared for: Central Coast Rangeland Coalition, Indicators of Sustainable Rangeland Stewardship Project.
  • Hopkinson, P.; M. Stevenson, et al. (2009). "Annual rye-grass: a new central California dominant?" Grasslands 19: 4-8.
  • Rao, D. R.; L.D. Ford. (2009). Grazing Management Plan, Madera Ranch, Madera County, California. Prepared for Madera Irrigation District, Madera, CA. Sacramento, CA: ICF Jones and Stokes.
  • Ford, L.D. ; D. Rao (2009). Monitoring Report, Jade’s Ranch. Prepared for E. and R. Berg, Santa Cruz, CA.
  • Ford, L.D. ; D. Rao (2009). Rockville Hills Regional Park: Grazing Management Monitoring Report, Autumn 2008. Prepared for City of Fairfield, CA.
  • Ford, L.D.; D.R. Rao, et al. (2009). Weed Management Plan, Swett Ranches, Solano County, California. Prepared for Solano Land Trust, Fairfield, Calif. and Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Francisco, Calif. San Anselmo, CA: Garcia and Assoc.
  • Ford, L.; J. Bartolome, et al. (2008). 2008 Final Report and Results of Indicator Testing. Prepared for Central Coast Rangeland Coalition, Indicators of Sustainable Rangeland Stewardship Project.
  • Hopkinson, P.; M. Stevenson, et al. (2008). "Annual rye-grass: a new central California dominant?" Fremontia 36: 20-24.
  • Rao, D. ; L. Ford (2008). Eaton Ranch Manure Management Evaluation and Recommendations. Prepared for Bob Eaton. Monterey, CA: Fenton and Keller.
  • Bartolome, J.W.; R. H. Barrett, et al. (2007). East Bay Regional Park District grasslands monitoring program summary report for 2006. University of California, Berkeley.
  • Bartolome, J.W; L.D. Ford, et al. (2007). Grazing Management Plan, Camp Roberts, California. Prepared for California Army National Guard. Berkeley, CA: Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley.
  • Bartolome, J.W.; S. Gennet, et al. (2004). East Bay Regional Parks grasslands monitoring program summary report. University of California, Berkeley.
  • Bartolome, J.W.; R. H. Barrett, et al. (2004). Summary report for the East Bay Regional Park District: 2004 Field Season, Year 3 Grasslands Monitoring Project. University of California, Berkeley.

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