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 Annual Meeting:
From Dusty Trails to Waning Wetlands

February 8-13, 2014
Orlando, FL


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Littleton, CO  80128
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Wally Butler

1st Vice-President:
Jenny Pluhar

2nd Vice-President:
Pat Shaver

Executive Vice-President:
Jess Peterson


Val Anderson
Misty Hays
Ken Fulgham

Leonard Jolley

Paul Loeffler


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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Out On The Land

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

Information on Rangeland Careers and Courses


USDA-NRCS Webinars Available & Offering SRM Continuing Education Credit (CEUs)

The webinar listing grows daily, so check the site regularly for new entries!


RangeFlash - Nov. 6, 2013

Election Message from
SRM President Wally Butler 

Greetings SRM Members,


I hope this note finds you well. Please take an extra minute and read this entire update as the SRM Board of Directors (BOD) and staff have a very important message to pass along to you, the SRM Member.


SRM is retracting the ballot containing the proposed amendment changes to the SRM Bylaws. However, please note that the ballot as it relates to the election of 2nd Vice President and Board Directors remains in effect and will be tallied in accordance with the current bylaws.


Please keep reading here as I provide some necessary background information on how the proposed amendments to the bylaws and associated ballot came to be.


During the SRM Summer Board of Directors Meeting in 2012, the SRM Bylaws Taskforce was created. The taskforce took on the challenging job of reviewing and proposing needed clarifications to the current SRM bylaws.  During the SRM Summer BOD meeting this past August (2013) the taskforce presented their recommendations to the SRM BOD. There was a great deal of constructive discussion that occurred on the proposed changes as presented by the taskforce and the BOD took into account the reasoning and recommendations for these changes before voting in support of the offered amendments.


The board's directive was carried out by the staff as the proposed bylaws changes were included on the election ballot. However, upon further review it was noted that any changes to the SRM bylaws require a mail-out ballot. Upon this realization and clarification, the SRM BOD instructed staff to retract the ballot as it pertains to the proposed bylaws changes.


So to reiterate, the SRM ballot containing the proposed amendment changes to the bylaws has been retracted and votes will not be tallied on this portion of the ballot. The officers' election remains in effect and the results in this section will be tallied and relayed in the usual fashion.


In closing, I want to invite you to join the SRM Board of Directors, staff and myself on a special SRM open conference call. The goal of the call is to provide an update on SRM activities as it relates to the past few months. Everything from a new publication, online trainings, to SRM's work updating the bylaws will be covered. We'll also discuss efforts currently underway regarding membership, both in terms of current numbers and recruitment activities. The call will be held as an open forum. We'll provide a brief update and then seek input from you as to your thoughts; the call will be open for any comments or questions that you have. Please make a note to join us on one of these dates:

Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 pm MST OR

Friday, Nov. 15 noon MST

Dial: 1-857-232-0300, then enter the code: 012010#

(same number and code for both calls)


Thank you for your continued involvement in SRM and I'll talk to you in November.


Wally Butler, SRM President 2013

(208) 484-9802


SRM Section Meetings

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2013 WY Annual Meeting:
Improving Range Management Through Science

Nov. 12-14, 2013
Sheridan, WY


2013 CalPac Fall Meeting

Nov 25-26, 2013
Point Reyes National Seashore CA

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Colorado Section 2013 Annual Meeting 

Dec. 4-5, 2013 

Colorado Springs, CO  

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Nevada Section SRM Meeting

Dec. 11-12, 2013
Reno, NV
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Other Events of Interest 


Ecology & Management of Grazing - Online Course

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NAIPSC Webinar Series

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Whole Ranch Planning and Grass-fed Applications

Southwest Grass-fed Livestock Alliance

Sept. 13, 2013 to May 24, 2014 

Saguache, Colorado Springs, Denver and Durango, CO 

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SWGLA Annual Meeting and Dinner

Nov. 13, 2013
Albuquerque, NM

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The Role of Fire in Shortgrass Rangelands
Nov. 21, 2013
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Sixth Western Native Plant Conference
Western Forestry and Conservation Association 

The Heathman Lodge, Vancouver, WA
Dec. 9-11, 2013

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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



9th Annual Summit: California Rangeland Conservation Coalition "Keeping Rangelands and Ranches Viable for Wildlife, Wetlands and Water"

Jan. 21-22, 2013
Oakdale, CA


74th Annual Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference
Jan. 26-29, 2014

Sheraton Kansas City, Kansas City Missouri
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2014 SWCS Meeting

July 27-30, 2014
Chicago IL

Call for Presentations coming soon!!!