5 years after its creation, the Grupo La Báscula is now able to sustainably manage itself and only relies on the scientists, teachers, and conservationists that helped start it for advice.
HECTOR LAND-BASE INCREASE
Recently, El Fondo Mexicano para la Conservación de la Naturaleza partnered with the Grupo La Báscula to graze its herd on 18,000 additional hectares of land in the area and help to manage it in return.
INCREASE IN CARRYING CAPACITY
Before adopting adaptive planned grazing, the land around Ejido San Pedro could sustain approximately 30 cows annually. The Grupo La Báscula now reports that those same lands can support roughly 80 cows annually or 140 cows for 7 months during their planned grazing cycle.