Laura Snell

County Director and Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor
Cooperative Extension Modoc County
202 West 4th Street
Alturas, CA 96101
(530)233-6400
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Education

M.S. Agronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 2012
B.S. Water Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 2009

Specialty

Livestock & Natural Resources

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Snell, L. K, & Baldwin, R. A. (2020). Current Trends and Management of Wild Horses on the Devil’s Garden Plateau. Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference, 29. https://escholarship.org/uc/item/073803nf

  • Snell, Laura K. (2019). Monument Plant (Frasera speciosa). Grasslands.W. Brim-DeForest. California Native Grasslands Association. 29:4, 10-11.
  • Macon, D.K; Baldwin, R.A.; Lile, D.F.; Stackhouse, J.; Rivers, C.K.; Saitone, T.; Schohr, T.K.; Snell, L.K.; Harper, J.; Ingram, R.; Rodrigues, K.; Macaulay, L.; Roche, L.M. (2018). Livestock protection tools for California ranchers. University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. 8598. January.
  • Oles, Kristin M.; Weixelman, Dave A.; Lile, David F.; Tate, Kenneth W.; Snell, Laura K.; Roche, Leslie M. (2017). Riparian Meadow Response to Modern Conservation Grazing Management. Environmental Management. 60, 383-395. June 2.
  • Snell, L. K.; Guretzky, J. A.; Jin, V. L.; Drijber, R. A.; Mamo, M. (2017). Ruminant Urine Increases Uptake but Decreases Relative Recovery of Nitrogen by Smooth Bromegrass. Crop, Forage, and Turfgrass Management. 3:1. February 23.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Snell, Laura K; Stevens, Nicole O. (2021). What to do When an Animal Dies? Composting Could be the Answer. The New Foothill Rancher.D. Macon. January.
  • Snell, Laura K; Mendoze, Lizzeth (2020). 2020's Only Live Junior Livestock Show. Modoc Record. June 25.
  • Snell, Laura K; Mendoza, Lizzeth (2020). 2020's Only Live Junior Livestock Show. June. https://www.devilsgardenucce.org/post/2020-s-only-live-junior-livestock-show
  • Snell, Laura K; Stevens, Nicole O. (2020). Livestock Mortality Composting. September. https://www.devilsgardenucce.org/post/livestock-mortality-composting
  • Snell, Laura K (2020). Modoc Ranch Roundup. 13:1. November.
  • Snell, Laura K (2020). Our Very First Colt Challenge. July. https://www.devilsgardenucce.org/post/our-very-first-colt-challenge
  • Snell, Laura K (2020). Take Learning to the Next Level. The Ag Mag.B. March. Spring.
  • Snell, Laura K; Stevens, Nicole O. (2020). What to do When an Animal Dies? Composting Could be the Answer. Intermountain UCCE Research Updates. November.
  • Snell, Laura K. (2019). 2019 Modoc County Cattlewomen of the Year. Modoc County Record.E. West. October 31.
  • Snell, Laura K. (2019). Airbnb, It's Now Not Just for Rentals. Modoc County Farm Bureau Newsletter. May.
  • Boerman, Selby (2019). An Outsider’s Inside Look at a Wild Horse Gather. Modoc County Record.L. Snell. September 26.
  • Boerman, Selby (2019). An Outsider's Inside Look at a Wild Horse Gather.L. Snell. https://www.devilsgardenwildhorses.com/post/an-outsider-s-inside-look-at-a-wild-horse-gather
  • Snell, Laura K.; Owens, Peter (2019). Economic Effects of USFS Grazing Reductions Due to Wild Horses on the Devil’s Garden Plateau. Reno, The Wildlife Society Annual Meeting. September 30.
  • Snell, Laura K.; Owens, Peter (2019). Economic Effects of USFS Permitted Grazing Reductions due to Wild Horses on the Devil’s Garden. Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Minneapolis. February 10.
  • Levy, Madeleine; Snell, Laura K. (2019). Effects of Wild Horses on Wildlife at Springs and Riparian Zones on the Devil’s Garden. Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Minneapolis. February 10.
  • Boerman, Selby; Olson, Kira (2019). Good Fire.L. Snell. https://www.devilsgardenwildhorses.com/post/good-fire
  • Snell, Laura K. (2019). How to Use Airbnb to Add Value to Your Small Farm or Ranch. Agritourism Connections.P. Leff. May, 10. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=30194
  • Snell, Laura K. (2019). How You Can Use Airbnb to Add Value to Your Small Farm or Ranch. Nebraska Section Society for Range Management Newsletter. Summer, 3.
  • Boerman, Selby (2019). Land Management: Not a Recent Invention.L. Snell. https://www.devilsgardenwildhorses.com/post/land-management-not-a-recent-invention
  • Snell, Laura K. (2019). Modoc County Cattlemen's Annual Dinner. Modoc County Record.E. West. November 7.
  • Snell, Laura K. (2019). New Management Considerations and Successes for USFS Free-roaming Equids. Reno, The Wildlife Society Annual Meeting. October 1.
  • Snell, Laura K. (2019). Not If, But When: Firewise Landscaping in Wildfire Prone Areas. July 15.
  • Snell, Laura K. (2019). Once in a Lifetime. Modoc County Farm Bureau Newsletter. August, 7.
  • Snell, Laura K. (2019). Ranch Round-up Newsletter. 12:3. December.
  • Snell, Laura K. (2019). Ranch Round-up Newsletter. 12:2. June.
  • Snell, Laura K. (2019). Ranch Round-Up Newsletter. 12:1. January.
  • Snell, Laura K. (2019). Sunrise Rotary Donates $5000 to Modoc County 4-H. Modoc County Record.E. West. October 3.
  • Cheng, Kang Chun (2019). The Way of the Pronghorn.L. Snell. https://www.devilsgardenwildhorses.com/post/the-way-of-the-pronghorn
  • Schohr, Tracy; Snell, Laura K. (2019). Trail Cameras. Livestock Protection Tools Fact Sheets. 2. March.
  • Snell, Laura K. (2019). Wild Horse Gather: Devil's Garden. California Deer.M. Cochran. 12-14. Fall.
  • Termuehlen, I; Levy, M (2018). A Brief History in Time.L. Snell. July. https://devilsgardenhorsei.wixsite.com/mysite/blog/a-brief-history-in-time
  • Macon, D.; Baldwin, R.; Lile, D.; Stackhouse, J.; Rivers, C.K.; Saitone, T.; Schohr, T.; Snell, L.; Harper, J.; Ingram, R.; Rodrigues, K.; Woodmansee, G.; Macaulay, L.; Roche, and L.M. (2018). Direct and indirect impacts to ranchers from wolves and other predators in California. Society for Range Management Conference. January.
  • Lile, David; Snell, Laura K.; Tate, Kenneth W.; Eastburn, Danny J.; Woodmansee, Grace E.; McDougald, Neil; Roche, Leslie (2018). EFFECTIVE GRAZING USE MONITORING FOR PUBLIC LAND MEADOWS AND RIPARIAN AREAS. Society for Range Management Conference. January.
  • Snell, Laura K. (2018). Effects of Unmanaged Wild Horse Grazing on Riparian Ecosystems on the Devil’s Garden Plateau. The Round-up, Kern County Livestock Newsletter. February 16.
  • Termuehlen, I; Levy, M (2018). Eyes on the Range.L. Snell. September. https://devilsgardenhorsei.wixsite.com/mysite/blog/eyes-on-the-range
  • Snell, Laura K. (2018). How Feral Horses Effect Wildlife Habitat. California Deer Association. 34-35.
  • Jayo, J.; Noles, G.; Gibson, J.; Decker, J.; Snell, L. (2018). Partnerships are the Key to Success. Society for Range Management Conference. January.
  • Little, Janyne; Snell, Laura K.; Gornish, Elise; Lile, David; Roche, Leslie (2018). POST-WILDFIRE LIVESTOCK GRAZING MANAGEMENT ON PUBLIC RANGELANDS IN NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA. Society for Range Management Conference. January.
  • Snell, Laura K. (2018). Ranch Round-up Newsletter. January 10.
  • Termuehlen, I; Levy, M (2018). Rediscovering Our Underdogs.L. Snell. August. https://devilsgardenhorsei.wixsite.com/mysite/blog/rediscovering-our-underdogs
  • Termuehlen, I; Levy, M (2018). The Backbone of Modoc County.L. Snell. July. https://devilsgardenhorsei.wixsite.com/mysite/blog/the-backbone-of-modoc-county
  • Termuehlen, I; Levy, M (2018). The Girls Who Run with Wild Horses.L. Snell. July 2. https://devilsgardenhorsei.wixsite.com/mysite/blog/untitled
  • Lile, David; Snell, Laura K.; Baldwin, Roger (2018). UTILIZATION OF SPRINGS AND RIPARIAN AREAS BY WILD HORSES, LIVESTOCK, AND WILDLIFE ON THE TWIN PEAKS HERD MANAGEMENT AREA. Society for Range Management Conference. January.
  • Termuehlen, I; Levy, M (2018). What About the Wildlife?L. Snell. August. https://devilsgardenhorsei.wixsite.com/mysite/blog/what-about-the-wildlife
  • Termuehlen, I; Levy, M (2018). What's All the Fuss About Grasses?L. Snell. August. https://devilsgardenhorsei.wixsite.com/mysite/blog/what-s-all-the-fuss-about-grasses
  • Snell, Laura K.; Lile, David; Baldwin, Roger (2018). WILD HORSES, LIVESTOCK, AND WILDLIFE USE OF SPRINGS AND RIPARIAN AREAS ON THE DEVIL'S GARDEN. Society for Range Management Conference. January.
  • Baldwin, A. R; Halbritter, H.; Meinerz, R.; Snell, L. K.; Goldad, D. A.; Abbo, B. G.; Orloff, S. B. (2018). Will zinc phosphide-coated cabbage allow for effective management of Belding’s ground squirrels? International Colloquium on Squirrels. June 5.
  • Baldwin, R. A.; Snell, L. K.; Goldade, D. A.; Abbo, B. G.; Orloff, S. B. (2018). Will zinc phosphide-coated cabbage allow for effective management of Belding’s ground squirrels? 28th Vertebrate Pest Conference. February 27.
  • Lile, D.F.; Snell, L.K.; Tate, K.; McDougald, N.; Roche, L.M. (2017). A Collaborative Monitoring Program for Public Rangelands. Abstract, Poster. Society for Range Management. Society for Range Management.
  • Snell, L. K.; Lile, D. F.; Baldwin, R. A. (2017). Effect of Feral Horses, Livestock, and Wildlife Use of Springs in Northeastern California. Society for Range Management.
  • Snell, Laura K. (2017). Effects of Unmanaged Wild Horse Grazing on Riparian Ecosystems and Wildfire on the Devil’s Garden Plateau, Modoc County, California. December 17. http://www.freerangereport.com/california-riparian-areas-devastated-by-unmanaged-wild-horses/
  • Snell, Laura K. (2017). Effects of Wild Horses on Riparian Ecosystems in Northeastern California. Nebraska Section - Society for Range Management Newsletter. September 10.
  • Little, J.M.; Snell, L.K.; Lile, D.A. (2017). Post-Wildfire Livestock Grazing Management on Public Rangelands in Northeast California. Society for Range Management.
  • Snell, Laura K. (2017). Ranch Round-up Newsletter. February 23.
  • Baldwin, R. A.; R. Meinerz, H. Halbritter; Snell, L. K.; Orloff, and S. B. (2017). Using zinc phosphide-coated cabbage to manage Belding’s ground squirrels in hay crop. 2017 Western Alfalfa & Forage Symposium. November 29.
  • Snell, Laura K. (2016). Ranch Round-up Newsletter. November 1.
  • Snell, L. K.; Lile, D. F.; Baldwin, R. A. (2016). Relative Use of Feral Horses, Livestock, and Wildlife at Spring Locations in Northeastern California. Society for Range Management.
  • Becchetti, T.A.; Stackhouse, J.; Snell, L.; Mashiri, F.; Doran, M.; Harper, J.; Lile, D.; Barry, S.; Larson, S.; George, H. (2015). Matching Livestock Production Systems and Environment. American Geophysical Union.

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