| Annual Meeting:|
From Dusty Trails to Waning Wetlands
February 8-13, 2014
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Littleton, CO 80128
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A well-trained and highly motivated group of professionals and rangeland users working with productive, sustainable rangeland ecosystems.
Providing leadership for the Stewardship of Rangelands based on sound ecological principles.
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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
USDA-NRCS Webinars Available & Offering SRM Continuing Education Credit (CEUs)
The webinar listing grows daily, so check the site regularly for new entries!
RangeFlash - July 24, 2013
|The 2013 SRM Election of Officers is Coming -
|How Do You Want Your Ballot?
Members: the default for your ballot preference is the same as it was last year. (New members, your default preference is paper ballot).
- If you received your ballot last year by email, then your preference is currently set to "Electronic Ballot."
- If you received your ballot last year by postal mail, then your preference is currently set to "Paper Ballot."
Deadline to change to electronic ballot: Aug. 18, 2013.
Lost Resource: Dr. Robert F. Barnes
Donations can be made in Robert's name by sending contributions to the Robert F Barnes Graduate Education Award fund (Agronomic Science Foundation 5585 Guilford Rd, Madison WI 53711, 608.273.8080) or Blackhawk Church (9620 Brader Way, Middleton, WI 53562, 608.828.4200), or a charity of your choice.
67th Annual SRM Meeting: From Dusty Trails to Waning Wetlands, Feb. 8-13, 2014 - Check out the Website!
Submitted by: Angie Reid, Planning Committee Co-Chair
Find the most up to date information about the conference on our website at http://rangelands.org/orlando2014/. In addition to conference details we have several links on our conference page where you can buy discounted attraction tickets as well as coupons for local restaurants and airport shuttle rides.
Hotel registration at the Caribe Royal is now open at https://resweb.passkey.com/go/srm2014. All rooms are suites and are available at the 2014 government per diem rate. For more information on this great facility go to http://www.cariberoyale.com/ or click here to read Planning Committee Co-Chair Angie Reid's article on the hotel.
If you are thinking to yourself "I think I'll save my money and skip the tours so I can afford to take my kids to Disney on the weekend." I'm here to change your mind! Our technical tours are once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Where else can you ride a swamp buggy, meet up with the Python Patrol, and get an all access tour of the largest cow-calf operation in the United States? Click here to read more about the available tours.
|Get an Early Start on the 2015 SRM Honor Awards!
It's not too early to be working on Award Nominations for the 2015 Honor Awards! Award nominations are due April 30, 2014. Why not get an early start and give yourself plenty of time to put together a winning nomination packet?
Be sure your nomination includes detailed information regarding the nominee. Up to five pages of supporting documentation can be included, such as letters of reference, accomplishments, awards and recognition, etc.
Committee decisions are only as good as the information they have to work with so make sure to provide as complete a packet as possible. Do your part to highlight the many accomplished member of our Society!
Also be thinking about your 2014 Excellence in Range management nominations and their posters. The call will come out later this year!
SRM 2014 Annual Meeting: Call for Papers and Posters
Abstracts for volunteer oral and poster papers and for organized symposia, workshops, and forums are due by Aug. 19, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. All abstracts are to be formally submitted online at: http://srm.apexabstracts.com. Information about the 2014 Annual Meeting can be found at: http://www.rangelands.org/events/.
Note: Students have until September 30, 2013 11:59 pm EDT to submit their abstracts. Instructions for student submissions after the general deadline will be provided at a later date. We encourage all students to submit their abstracts by the general deadline if possible.
Please direct your questions to: Mike Turpin at [email protected].
July Photo Quiz
Summer is field season for many SRMers, who all know that field work can hold unexpected surprises and "adventures." What field technique is being demonstrated here, and how might it be an illustration of adaptive management? (Bonus points for identification of MLRA!) Click here to view the photo and submit your answer.
Send your observations (and your own quiz-worthy range photos) to [email protected], subject line "Range Photo Quiz". Be sure to include a question and answer with the photo! Send your responses by the 25th of the month to meet our deadlines!
Whole Ranch Planning and Grass-fed Applications
You are invited to join SWGLA, Internationally renowned consultant and holistic management expert, Kirk Gadzia, Colorado grass-fed livestock producers and additional instructors in this unique learning series. Over the course of 9 months (four 2-day learning sessions), gain the knowledge, skills, tools and inspiration you need to develop a more profitable land operation that addresses the "triple bottom line" of people, planet and profits.
You will also have the unique opportunity to tour and learn at three distinctive Colorado ranches including the Blue Range Ranch (George Whitten and Julie Sullivan), the Chico Basin Ranch (Duke Philips) and the James Ranch (the James family).
Click here for a detailed description.
Space is limited!. Register by August 13th for the EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT.
2012-2013 NAIPSC Webinar Series
Even though the 2012-2013 NAIPSC Webinar Series has completed, you can still hear all 15 archived webinars from the series. All you need to do is go to the eLibrary website (http://passel.unl.edu/communities/naipsc) to sign up and/or participate.
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!
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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SRM Section Meetings
North Central Section Website:
International Mountain Section Society for Range Management
2013 Summer Tour and Meeting
Flathead Valley, MT
July 26-27, 2013
Arizona Section Summer Meeting
"Babbitt Ranches Land Ethic & Tour of the CO Bar Ranch"
August 7-9, 2013
PNW Section Fall Meeting
Sept. 19-21, 2013
South Dakota SRM Annual Meeting
Oct. 3-4, 2013 - Chamberlain, SD
Nebraska Section Annual Meeting
Oct. 9-10, 2013
Texas Section Fall Meeting
October 9-11, 2013
Ft. Worth, TX
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NAIPSC Webinar Series
50th Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Society of Animal Science
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2013 Nebraska Grazing Conference
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22nd International Grassland Congress - Registration Open!
Revitalising Grasslands to Sustain our Communities
Sept. 15 - 19, 2013
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Oct. 24-25, 2013
Renewable Natural Resources Foundation's (RNRF) 12th National Congress
Resiliency of the Coasts
Dec. 11-12, 2013
NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction
College Park, MD
74th Annual Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference
Jan. 26-29, 2014
Sheraton Kansas City, Kansas City Missouri