Improve (I) – Not achieving rangeland health standards
Maintain (M) – Achieving rangeland health standards
Custodial (C) – Public lands produce less than 10% of forage
Category I allotments have the highest priority for processing authorizations, managing uses and monitoring rangeland health, according to IM2009-018.
These categories appear in some of reports from RAS.
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