RangeFlash
In This Issue
Early Registration
Annual Meeting - Fun in the Sun
Room & Ride Share
Student Chapter Display Contest
Room Request
Call for Exhibitors and Sponsors
Call for Volunteers
SRM Section Meetings
Other Events of Interest
Rangeland News
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 Annual Meeting:
From Dusty Trails to Waning Wetlands



February 8-13, 2014
Orlando, FL

  

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1st Vice-President:
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2nd Vice-President:
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Executive Vice-President:
Jess Peterson

Directors:

Val Anderson
Misty Hays
Ken Fulgham

Leonard Jolley

Paul Loeffler


Our VISION:  

A well-trained and highly motivated group of professionals and rangeland users working with productive, sustainable rangeland ecosystems.

 

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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!

http://conservationwebinars.net/


RangeFlash - Jan. 13, 2014

IMPORTANT ANNUAL MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT: Friday, Jan. 17 is the last day rooms at the Caribe Royale are guaranteed to be available. Make your hotel reservations at call (888)-258-7501 and mention the SRM or go to

USE THE SRMOrlando2014 APP! Download the conference mobile app to get all the latest changes and updates to the program. Go to the App store for Apple devices and Google Play for Android devices and search for "SRMOrlando2014" and download the app!

2014 SRM Annual Meeting -

Fun in the Sun!  

  

Angie Reid, Planning Committee Co-Chair  


Why Attend? -Because Orlando is a great place to be in February! The Annual Meeting is a very important function for:

  • Broadening Professional Contacts
  • Training Society Members
  • Conducting SRM Business
  • Continuing Education Programs
  • National Trade Show
  • Student Competitions
  • Job Fair

For five days in one great location, SRM members and the public can attend symposiums, forums, workshops, and observe scientific and technical presentations on the stewardship of rangeland resources.
The theme of the meeting is "From Dusty Trails to Waning Wetlands". The Plenary Session will kick off the meeting with noted speaker Dr. Reed Noss, author of Forgotten Grasslands of the South and Professor of Biology at the University of Central Florida, Dr. Noss will be discussing the history of grasslands in the south. Dr. Thad Box, former Dean of Utah State University's College of Natural Resources will discuss the history of drought and how his experiences have changed the way he thinks and how drought has shaped the Society. Dr. Donald Wilhite, Professor of Applied Climate Science at University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Founding Director of the National Drought Mitigation Center will discuss the way forward in how we deal with and manage for drought on our rangelands.  

 

Throughout the meeting we will have a large diversity of technical sessions, workshops and symposia covering a range of topics!

 

Make your plans now to attend the Society for Range Management 67th Annual International Meeting, Technical Training and Trade Show in Orlando, Fla. Come join the fun. You will be glad you did! Visit the AM website to register and for more information: http://www.rangelands.org/orlando2014/  

       
2014 SRM AM Room & Ride Share
Room and Ride Share information is now available on the conference website on the Hotels and Travel page http://rangelands.org/orlando2014/hotel_travel.html.  If you are interested in posting your name, phone number and email for the Roommate and/or  Ride Share please provide contact information and dates you are looking for a ride or room sharing to Angie Reid at areid@ttrs.org and it will be posted.
Student Chapter Display Contest 
This is for all student chapters who want to participate in the Student Chapter Display Contest at this year's SRM national conference in Florida. Be sure to submit an application and registration as an exhibitor to get your booth space. If you plan on participating please have a representative from your student chapter email Rory O'Connor (ro.c.oconnor@gmail.com) or Marji Patz (marji.patz@wy.usda.gov) to let them get a head count.

Committee & Meeting Room Request Form for SRM 2014 AM Orlando

Have you requested a room for your meeting at the 2014 Annual Meeting, Technical Training and Trade Show? If not, requests are still being accepted. Please click here to request a room for the 2014 SRM meeting in Orlando. Please note that rooms are not guaranteed past the Sept. 6, 2013 deadline. Additionally, based on the timing of the request, your event may not make it into the 2014 SRM printed program. 

Call for Exhibitors and Sponsors!

 

Organizations, government agencies, international bodies and students are invited to become supporting partners in hosting the Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Technical Training and Trade Show. 

 

SRM brings together a diverse international and national audience of approximately 1,000 range management scientists, students and practitioners to address challenges and share information about restoration projects, programs, and research from across the globe - North & South America, Africa, Australia, Asia & Europe.

 

Click here for more info information about Sponsorships and click here for more information about becoming an Exhibitor.

 

SRM 2014 Annual Meeting: Call for Volunteers
 

The 2014 Annual Meeting Planning Committee is in of need volunteers for the Society for Range Management - 67th Annual International Meeting, Technical Training & Trade Show in Orlando, FL, Feb. 8-13, 2014. Please consider helping us when you have free time. We need Volunteers for several areas of the meeting, including:

  • Registration helpers, especially in the early days of the meeting. Help will be needed any time the registration desk is open. Any time you can help will be appreciated.
  • Entrance controllers for special sessions with registered attendance. Volunteers will work a one hour time slot 30 minutes before and after the start of the session.

No special requirements are required of Volunteers; we just need your time. Please email flsrm@embarqmail.com with your days/times of availability. Thank you for volunteering!

 

Marilyn Samuel, Orlando 2014 Volunteer Coordinator

Tired of Winter?  

 

If you look out the window and this is what you see, cheer up because the 2014 SRM Annual Meeting is in Orlando, Florida where the average high temperature in Feb. is 72.7 F and the average low is a balmy 49.7 F!    

 

Start looking forward to a well-deserved break from the snow this coming winter and make your plans early! Check the SRM Events website for updates about the meeting http://www.rangelands.org/events/ and follow us on Twitter at SRM2014 to get all the latest news!

 

CPRM EXAM

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Orlando, FL

 

Are you planning on sitting for the CPRM Exam at the 2014 Annual Meeting in Orlando? If so, you must contact Vicky Trujillo at SRM Headquarters to get your name on the list. You must also have a paid application on file by no later than Jan. 24, 2014.  

 

A CPRM Exam Study Session is tentatively scheduled for Monday, Feb. 10, at 1:00 PM.  For questions or concerns, and to send CPRM materials, contact Vicky at 303-86-3309 or vtrujillo@rangelands.org.

 
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SRM Section Meetings
  

North Central Section Website: 

 

Idaho SRM Section Winter Meeting: Aspen Ecology and Management

Jan. 14, 2014

Eastern Idaho Technical College, BLDG#6, Idaho Falls, Idaho

More Information

 

Kansas Natural Resources Conference

(and KS Section Meeting - BOD Meeting: Jan. 30, 4:30PM)  

Jan. 30-31, 2014
Wichita, KS

 

OK Section Joint w/the OK Chapter of The Wildlife Society

Jan. 30-31, 2014

 

Northern Great Plains Section Meeting 

Feb. 11, 2014 at 4 PM

Orlando, FL @ SRM Annual Meeting

Other Events of Interest 

   

Ecology & Management of Grazing - Online Course

More Information 

    
NAIPSC Webinar Series

More Information  


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 

More Information   

  

9th Annual Summit: California Rangeland Conservation Coalition -

"Keeping Rangelands and Ranches Viable for Wildlife, Wetlands and Water"

Jan. 21-22, 2013
Oakdale, CA
http://www.CARangeland.org

 

1st Annual NAIPSC Web Course

Jan. 22-23, 2014

More Info:  Steve.Young@UNL.edu   

  

Low-Stress Livestock Handling Seminar

A 1-Day Pre-Conference Seminar at EcoFarm

Asilomar Conference Grounds - Pacific Grove, CA

Jan. 22, 2014  from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

More Information 

 

34th Annual EcoFarm Conference:  Gather and Grow

Jan. 22 - 25, 2014

www.eco-farm.org

 

74th Annual Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference 

Jan. 26-29, 2014Sheraton Kansas City, Kansas City Missouri
More Information

 

60th Anniversary of the Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed

March 6-7, 2014

 

Cool-Season Invasive Grasses in the Northern Great Plains

Tuesday March 18 - Wednesday March 19, 2014

The Holiday Inn in Fargo, ND (3803 13th Ave S)

 

Sagebrush Steppe:  

A Rangeland Management Event Out On the Range!

April 24-27, 2014

Eastern Oregon Ag Research Center
More Information  

  

2014 SWCS Meeting

July 27-30, 2014
Chicago IL

Call for Presentations coming soon!!!