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SRM Address Change
Roundtable on Sustainable Forests Webinar
Intermountain Native Plant Summit VII Call for Posters
March Recipe
SRM Apparel eStore
NAIPSC Webinar & Short Course
Faces of CRP
Other Events of Interest
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TV Series will air every Tuesday at 7pm ET, 6pm CT, 5pm MT, and 4pm PT on RFD-TV. 


  It will repeat every Wednesday at 9am ET, 8am CT, 7am, MT, and 6am PT

You can check out the series at www.outontheland.com

RangeFlash - March 20, 2013

SRM Headquarters Address Change





Society for Range Management

6901 S Pierce St Ste 225

Littleton, CO  80128

Phone/Fax/Email remain the same  

Roundtable on Sustainable Forests Webinar Today!! 

As the U.S. Forest Service begins gearing up to produce the National Report on Sustainable Forests-2015, it's time to solicit input from the Roundtable on Sustainable Forests (RSF) and its participants on the Report's content and structure.  The March 20th webinar will take a brief retrospective review on specific aspects of the 2010 National Report, and discuss how to move forward with presentation of the 2015 National Report.  The participant feedback received during the webinar will be used to focus the dialogue during the April 2nd RSF meeting.


Content of the Webinar will include:

  • RSF Role & Input in 2003 & 2010 National Reports.
  • Evolution & Continuity of National Reporting on Sustainable Forests & Sustainable Forest Management.
  • National Report on Sustainable Forests in Context of Multiple Reports & Studies.
  • Key Findings in 2003 & 2010 Reports - Consistent Trends.
  • Setting Stage for 2015 National Report.
  • Dialogue on a series of key questions designed to define the RSF role and input to the 2015 National Report.


Webinar Details:

Subject:  Roundtable on Sustainable Forests Meeting Webinar - Preparing for the 2015 National Report on Sustainable

Start Time:  Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013 2:00 PM EDT

Duration:  90 Minutes

Attendee URL:  https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/usda/join?id=S4TB9Q&role=attend&pw=q%26J%7Cmz%3E8H

Meeting ID:  S4TB9Q

Attendee Entry Code:  q&J|mz>8H

Audio:  Toll free: +1 (888) 858-2144; Participant code:  6110460


Intermountain Native Plant Summit VII Deadline to Pre-Register is Today!



The 7th Intermountain Native Plant Summit will convene next week (Tuesday and Wednesday, March 26th and 27th).  Please find the final announcement listed below.  IMPORTANT:  included here are instructions for free parking (paid for by the Summit).


If you have not already done so, to pre-register, you must send your information in to Dale Nielson by today, March 20.  Otherwise, you will need to register on site.


Hope to see you at the BSU Student Union next Tuesday!


 Click Here for the Final Announcement.


 March Recipe - Pound Cake




Looking for a new recipe to try out on your family and/or friends? Well we have just the remedy for you!!  Each month we highlight one recipe on our website that is bound to please your appetite. Click here to get this month's recipe or any of our previous months' recipes!

 Do you have a family or ranch recipe that has been around for generations? Does it have a great story or background to go with it? Or maybe you have a great range story, ranch story or an awesome range photo that you would like to share. We are looking for you. The Outreach and Communication Committee is collecting recipes, stories and photos for the next edition of the Trail Boss Cowboy Cookbook.

Submit Recipes, Range Stories and Range Photos to: [email protected].   


SRM Apparel eStore

Are you looking for a way to show people you support SRM or are a member of SRM? Then you need to visit our SRM Apparel eStore. We have everything from shirts, jackets, polos, pullovers, to vests, caps and bags. Check it out!!

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NAIPSC Short Course and Webinar Series Update
February 27. The second half of the 2012-2013 NAIPSC Webinar Series is continuing now through the beginning of May. The first two webinars for 2013 have been on technologies for plant identification and approaches to large-scale restoration. The next webinar, scheduled for March 27  is hosted by Kathy Voth, Livestock for Landscapes, "Training animals to control invasive plants".  Sound interesting? Be sure to check out the entire schedule on the NAIPSC website (http://ipscourse.unl.edu) and find out how to join the NAIPSC Online Community. The NAIPSC Online Community is designed to inform participants who are involved in invasive plant management, research, and/or policy and provide an online venue for sharing resources, ideas, and information. Don't miss out! Sign up today!

January 9. The 2013 North American Invasive Plant Ecology and Management Short Course (NAIPSC) is now open for registration. Similar to previous years, the 2013 NAIPSC Field Course will include presentations, hands-on workshops, site visits and instructor-led discussion sessions on the latest in invasive plant ecology and management. The NAIPSC Special Session for 2013 is on the topic of biocontrol. Registration can be done either online or by downloading a brochure from the NAIPSC website (http://ipscourse.unl.edu). While there, be sure to check out the new NAIPSC Online Community that features relevant webinars, interesting articles, and opportunities to interact on any topic related to invasive plants. Also new is the Invasive Weed Ecology Program, which has some interesting information and thoughtful insights on invasive plants. The third annual NAIPSC Field Course will be held June 25-27, 2013 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln West Central Research & Extension Center in North Platte, NE. CEU and graduate student credit will be available.


For all the details, check out the NAIPSC (website). Click here for the brochure.



Faces of CRP 


Join over 340 of your colleagues across the country who have already participated in our comprehensive training program. The path to becoming an NRCS certified CRP Technical Service Provider (TSP) has never been easier with new online training options and access to local mentors.   


Participants who complete the FREE online Core Training are eligible for the mentorship and supplemental courses at no additional charge. Supplemental courses are available for a fee to all other participants.     


Please visit our new website facesofcrp.info for an overview of the entire program including training availability, benefits and continuing education units (CEUs).   


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SRM Section Meetings


CalPac Section Spring Meeting & Tour April 24-25, 2013
Redding, CA
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PNW Section Spring Meeting
June 19-21, 2013
Dawson Creek, British Columbia
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PNW Section Fall Meeting September 19-21,2013
Enterprise, OR
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Nebraska Section Annual Meeting
Oct. 9-10, 2013
Ainsworth, NE


Texas Section Fall Meeting October 9-11, 2013
Ft. Worth, TX

More Info.


Other Events of Interest 


Fundamentals in Soil Science: An Online Course from the Soil Science Society of America 

Jan. 9 - Mar. 27, 2013
More Information 


Intermountain Native Plant Summit VII
March 26-27, 2013
Boise State University Campus - Boise, ID
For information, contact Tom Jones


National Native Seed Conference  

April 8 - 11, 2013
Santa Fe, NM
More Information


NAIPSC Field Course
June 25-27, 2013
Registration Information


Invasive Plants: Managing Controversy, Creativity, and Conservation - One Day Workshop   

July 21, 2013
Reno, NV
More Information  

22nd International Grassland Congress 

Sept. 15 - 19, 2013