Examines major rangeland plant communities and their physical environments in western Canada, including individual plant identification and ecology. Includes a review of various land uses such as livestock and wildlife grazing within these communities, their response to disturbances such as herbivory and fire, and other management considerations. Prerequisite: ENCS 356, REN R 120, or BOT 210. ENCS 356 recommended. [Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science].